F14 Alpha blank screen during install

Adam Williamson awilliam at redhat.com
Thu Aug 26 18:14:55 UTC 2010

On Thu, 2010-08-26 at 09:11 -0400, Clyde E. Kunkel wrote:
> On 08/26/2010 09:00 AM, Zoltan Kota wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > I still was not able to install F14 Alpha with netinst.iso. Blank
> > screen after anaconda starts, as described in the F14 Common Bugs wiki
> > page. I have Ati Radeon 9200. As I remember it didn't work with basic
> > video drive either. I will try it again.
> > Is that problem still exist? A new bug was opened in bugzilla yesterday:
> > https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=627133
> >
> > Can I somehow (help to) resolve the problem?
> >
> > Zoltan
> Specify nomodeset in the kernel cmd line.  Known problem and in bz.

Zoltan's bug doesn't look like the widely-encountered one, I think his
Radeon is a bit too early to hit that. Zoltan, does booting the live CD
Adam Williamson
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