F14 Alpha blank screen during install

Zoltan Kota zoltank at gmail.com
Thu Aug 26 22:42:21 UTC 2010

On Thu, Aug 26, 2010 at 8:14 PM, Adam Williamson <awilliam at redhat.com> wrote:
> 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
> work?

OK, I could install Alpha in graphic mode after adding the nomodeset
parameter at the boot screen.
I also tested the live CD, it does boot.


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