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Re: Signs of Life in Rawhide Install



On Sat, Aug 1, 2009 at 5:29 PM, Todd<norrist gmail com> wrote:
> I had a similar experience with the mouse pointer.  Anyone know if
> there is a new bug report?
I did some bug searching, and the mouse pointer seems to be related to
the gtk theme
 https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=513879
>
> This is the first F12 installer I have gotten to work.
>
> On Sat, Aug 1, 2009 at 5:11 PM, Chuck Forsberg WA7KGX
> N2469R<caf omen com> wrote:
>> Finally was able to install Rawhide on one of my machines,
>> the ECS motherboard with AMD 6000 and ATI video card.
>>
>> The X cursor did not appear for the first few screens after the X server
>> started.  So I had to use the tab key.  Then the cursor started working
>> sort of. By the end of installation the X cursor was working normally.
>>
>> Anaconda could not do an automatic install on a drive that was all FreeBSD.
>> Using custom disk layout to do the partitioning got around that issue.
>> Booting to an EXT4 partition worked.
>>
>> The booted Linux did not run the onceonly script.  I had to use the
>> console tty login to add a user.  Haven't had a chance to thrash the
>> system but at least I get a Gnome screen.
>>
>> My main office machine still goes dark when the install gets to the point
>> of asking for language (I presume).  The machine with Intel GPU switches
>> to a mode that its monitor complains about.  What I need is a pxeboot
>> vga cheat code that tells the install process to leave the VGA in default
>> 80x25 mode until the X server is started.  Does such a code exist?
>>
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