F16 beta TC1 garbled graphical screen [workaround]
gtmkramer at xs4all.nl
Fri Sep 2 15:02:49 UTC 2011
On Fri, 2011-09-02 at 11:53 +0200, Jurgen Kramer wrote:
> When I get past the current dracut/squashfs problems (BZ#735199)
> (workaround maxcpus=1 works for me). I only get a garbled graphical
> screen so I cannot continue with the installation.
> anaconda textmode is no longer there and xdriver=vesa gives the same
> garbled screen.
> All F16 alpha rc's and alpha worked fine with the graphical installer.
> Did something change here?
> btw this is when booting through EFI. Legacy boot works.
The garbled screen at boot is still there, but when booting in EFI mode
with maxcpus=1 and a bit more patience (wait for hardware), anaconda
gets to the normal graphical install screen and I can make my way
through a the installation.
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