Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 127176
Installer crashed after probing nvidia quadro 4
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:10:45 EST
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Description of problem:
Install is hanginging on my IBM Intellistation Z Pro (6221-42U) after
probing the video card and monitor for a graphical install.
lspci shows the card to be "nVidia Corporation NV18GL [Quadro4 NVS AGP
8x] (rev a2)", pci did=0168. The monitor (IBM P260 6552-23N) is
probed, but on the other virtual console I can see that the probe has
complained that it got bad data. The card supports dual head and had
a splitter cable out the back to two of the older type 25pin connectors.
Installing 'linux headless' works, although I hit another install hang
with post install processing at 50%, which I'll open a defect on
separately. None of noprobe, skipddc, noapic, apm=off, acpi=off,
pci=noacpi, nofb, text, smp/up, or mem size make any difference.
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Steps to Reproduce:
1. Install FC2 with default options.
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Setting status to "CURRENTRELEASE".
Just to confirm, this did not repro in FC3.