Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 159838
Upon graphical install X is a mess, also after text install and reboot
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:11:07 EST
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Description of problem:
When installing the distribution from DVD the graphical display is a mess. When doing a text install and after reboot the same mess is displayed, no reasonable X screen.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Fedora Core 4 test3 DVD
Steps to Reproduce:
1. reinstall using graphical install
2. reinstall using text install
Actual Results: The same mess on the display
Expected Results: A good X display
Used video card = matrox G550 dual head, both analog an DVI possibilities have been tried with the same bad result.
Used monitor is Phlips LCD monitor type 180P2
mga driver was loaded.
Using video card 3D image 974 same result (a mess). During boot sequence
switches to a white screen with no access to mouse or keyboard.
Could only use text install, gui install froze with white screen.
Johan: Does bug #153729 adequately describe your problem?
Mike, I have read the thread and recognize the input others gave. Upon FC4
release the bug was still precent. The only way to have FC4 installed was a text
installation and reboot into runlevel 3. The way I managed to have a graphical
screen was installed the latest FC3 x11-xorg files.
Can you please test patch at bug #163331
Your problem should be fixed by upgrading to xorg-x11-6.8.2-44
Can you give it a try?
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 163331 ***