Bug 114985 - installer hangs on /sbin/loader with overloaded LCD screen
installer hangs on /sbin/loader with overloaded LCD screen
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Jeremy Katz
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Reported: 2004-02-04 23:50 EST by Scott Nash
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:10 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-10-05 12:01:31 EDT
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Description Scott Nash 2004-02-04 23:50:54 EST
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Description of problem:
I have an Averatec 3120V Laptop www.averatec.com.
The version of Fedora Core, I have is From Linux Format DVD.  After 
pressing enter from prompt after booting from DVD/cd. The 
installation stops with the LCD screen overloaded.  When I switched 
screen with Fn F5 it had stopped at /sbin/loader.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Fedora Core 1

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.boot from dvd/cd
2.press enter to start installation

Actual Results:  over bright LCD screen and everything stops.

Expected Results:  a least see an install screen.

Additional info:
Comment 1 Ed Bailey 2004-02-05 06:48:27 EST
This has nothing to do with the fedora-release package, reassigning.
Comment 2 Jeremy Katz 2004-02-05 09:03:50 EST
Does booting with 'linux nofb' help?
Comment 3 Scott Nash 2004-02-05 22:54:48 EST
nofb takes away the ugly lcd screen.  Still stops on /sbin/loader.

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