display problems with rhgb and kernel-2.6.10-1.8_FC2
kam.leo at gmail.com
Sat Jan 15 15:10:42 UTC 2005
On Sat, 15 Jan 2005 09:57:52 -0500, Rich Ibbotson
<richibb at rochester.rr.com> wrote:
> I'm still seeing serious graphical nastiness in the boot process with
> kernels 2.6.10-1.8 and 2.6.10-1.9. In fact, even a vanilla 2.6.10
> kernel from www.kernel.org shows the same problem.
> Is there some way to get debugging information from rhgb? Or is there a
> better place to ask this question?
> thanks for any info,
> Rich Ibbotson
> Rich Ibbotson wrote:
> > Hi all,
> > I'm seeing display problems during the graphical boot process with
> > kernel 2.6.10-1.8 (I'm running Fedora Core 2). The problem is that
> > the active display is shifted down about 2 cm (top 2cm is scrambled
> > pixels) only during the graphical boot. Once the system finishes
> > booting into runlevel 5, the display is fine - no scrambled area, and
> > the entire display is used. This problem appears only using this
> > kernel; the display looks correct during graphical boot of kernel
> > 2.6.9-1.11_FC2 and kernel-2.6.8-1.521.
> > Has anyone else seen this sort of behavior?
> > This is on a Gateway 200 laptop, the video card is reported as Intel
> > 82852/855GM Integrated Graphics Device.
> > thanks for any advice,
> > Rich
Check the list archives regarding booting issues and rhgb. For a
quick fix, edit /etc/grub.conf and remove rhgb from the line that
begins with kernel. rhgb will not be used the next time you boot.
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