Justin Conover justin.conover at gmail.com
Fri Mar 3 14:44:11 UTC 2006

On 3/3/06, Philippe Rigault <prigault at oricom.ca> wrote:
> Hello,
> Having had no feedback for about a week on
> https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=182933 (which I
> consider
> high-priority), I would like to raise attention to it and help find a
> workaround before FC5 gets out.
> FC5T3 essentially does not work on Acer Ferrari 4005WLMi (ATI Mobility
> X700):
> - Graphical install does not start (X driver problem)
> - Text install has messed-up menus
> For the rare courageous users with enough patience to go through the
> painful
> text installation with messed-up menus (which do not permit fine selection
> of
> packages):
> - X does not work post install
> - Proprietary drivers currently do not work (test packages from livna hang
> the kernel each time X is stopped --which happens each time kdm/gdm
> restarts)
> At the very least, the text install should work OK, so that users can
> install
> and use the proprietary (working soon hopefully) drivers until free
> drivers
> work. Otherwise, Fedora Core is not an option for regular Acer Ferrari
> users.
> Did someone have better luck in getting things to work on that hardware ?
> Cheers,
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Try passing


During boot up e.g. during install

linux agp_try_unsupported=1
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