fc13 kernels

Bill Davidsen davidsen at tmr.com
Sun Dec 6 01:11:06 UTC 2009

Rob Healey wrote:
> Greetings:
> I am having sincere problems with the Fc13 kernels and I am not sure why?
> BTW, I have a 64bit system, so the kernels are also 64bit kernels.  On 
> kernel-2.6.32-0.33, I was not able to even install this one...
> On kernels 2.6.32-0.48* and kerenl-2.6.32-0.51*, I can install them, and 
> then booting is what the problem comes in.  It gives me the three color 
> chasing bar, and it completes its cycle just fine.  It then flips to a 
> black screen with a flashing underline and nothing else.  I was 
> wondering if it just needed some time to time out some bugs, but nothing 
> more than the black screen...
> I know that my system is not hard locked up because I can press 
> [Ctrl-Alt-Del], and it goes into reboot mode and shows everything that 
> it is shutting down....
> Has anyone else had these same or similar problems as I have?
> My installation history is:
> 1) install from FC12-Beta-x86_64 iso cdrom.  Updated to current FC12, 
> then updated to rawhide.  I tried installing hwccac? that was mentioned 
> before, and I can't seem to find the package anywhere.
> I am using an Asus AMD K8 64-bit system.  If it makes a difference....
When I had a similar problem I added "vga 0x318" to the boot parameters. You can 
try it by editing before you let the boot run, and dropping quiet and rhgb may 
cause some useful info to appear (or not).

Bill Davidsen <davidsen at tmr.com>
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