f10 on gigabyte

James Hubbard jameshubbard at gmail.com
Thu Dec 18 17:45:43 UTC 2008

On Thu, Dec 18, 2008 at 11:47 AM, glenn <gsimpson at mountaincable.net> wrote:
> My friend is trying to install the Fedora 10, 64 bit, on a Gigabyte
> motherboard model GA-MA78GM-S2H.
> The iso image checks out as valid by the loader scan test.  During the
> install the system accepts the English default and the US keyboard default.
>  After that the screen goes black and the only the cursor is visible.  The
> system does not pass beyond that point.
> The CPU is AMD and video is the default video chip on the motherboard. The
> video chip is quite recent.
> It has been assumed that if the video is not recognized that the system will
> default to VESA.
> Does anyone have any experience with this Gigabyte board and Fedora 10, 64
> bit version?

I installed from one of the livecds before the official release.  I
was able to install without problem but I do have issues when trying
to use the max resolution of my monitor.  My motherboard is the one
with the sideport memory, GA-MA78GPM-DS2H  rev 1.0.


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