F17 Alpha and VMWare Fusion

Jan Kratochvil jan.kratochvil at redhat.com
Tue Mar 6 14:58:16 UTC 2012

On Tue, 06 Mar 2012 15:43:23 +0100, Mark Bidewell wrote:
> Last night I attempted an install of F17 Alpha on VMWare Fusion.
> 1) My first attempt was using the install DVD.  I was redirected into a
> text installer, I was not prompted to select packages.  The resulting
> install hard lock starting SSH

/usr/bin/qemu-kvm -cdrom Fedora-17-Alpha-x86_64-DVD.iso -boot d -m 2048 -vga vmware
fails to initialize X and falls back to text.

It works with any of -vga cirrus/std/qxl.  I have not found Anaconda Bug for
it, if it belongs to Anaconda though.


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