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Re: F12 Alpha - no joy with Ati X1300



On Fri, 2009-08-28 at 13:45 +0200, Patrick wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> Don't know if this is a known issue so here it goes. Burned the F12
> Alpha i386 DVD, booted it on an Acer TM6465WLMi with an Ati X1300 and
> after the kernel had booted the standard install mode and the one with
> the basic video driver would hang  at "hardware detection...". The
> screen turns light greenish starting in the lower right corner creeping
> up to the top left eventually filling the screen.
> 
> Known issue or buzilla it?

Bugzilla it, but we need more details.

> Is there any workaround so I can still install F12 Alpha and test it?
> I've read something about nightly Rawhide iso's. Should I try one of those?

Try booting to runlevel 3 and disabling kernel
modesetting...'radeon.modeset=0 3' on the kernel command line. Does that
get you up in text mode?

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