Bug 444291

Summary: Unpleasant splash screen on boot of x86_64 PR from USB stick
Product: [Fedora] Fedora Reporter: John Poelstra <poelstra>
Component: syslinuxAssignee: Peter Jones <pjones>
Status: CLOSED WORKSFORME QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance <extras-qa>
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Version: 9CC: davidz, dcantrell
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Description John Poelstra 2008-04-26 13:23:17 EDT
Description of problem:
see attached picture which is first screen you see after booting Preview Release

Everything works fine, it is just a rather unflattering first impression.

Hardware is Dell Precision 470 w/ nVidia quadro 250 video card

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
2008-04-17 Preview Release x86_64 version

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Comment 1 John Poelstra 2008-04-26 13:23:18 EDT
Created attachment 303854 [details]
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Comment 2 Jeremy Katz 2008-04-26 15:21:25 EDT
In 99% of cases, these are BIOS bugs.  Check to make sure there aren't any updates?
Comment 3 John Poelstra 2008-04-26 23:31:27 EDT
Will do. Is it unusual that I have never seen it in past Live releases?
Comment 4 Jeremy Katz 2008-04-28 22:43:50 EDT
I think we slightly switched video modes in syslinux, but it's still generally
bios bugs here.
Comment 5 John Poelstra 2008-04-29 12:51:49 EDT
I have the latest Dell Bios which is A07
Comment 6 Bug Zapper 2008-05-14 06:13:00 EDT
Changing version to '9' as part of upcoming Fedora 9 GA.
More information and reason for this action is here:
http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/BugZappers/HouseKeeping
Comment 7 Jeremy Katz 2009-04-28 15:41:02 EDT
Are you still seeing this John?