Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 173229
anaconda crashes after choosing custom resolution
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:11:17 EST
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Description of problem:
Boot the latest boot.iso with these commandline options:
linux graphical resolution=1400x1050
I get the error as shown below and the installer quits.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. boot boot.iso
2. type: linux graphical resolution=1400x1050
3. select http and wait until graphical part starts
Actual Results: Installer crashed while starting
Expected Results: Installer should have started in graphical mode.
File "/usr/bin/anaconda", line 963, in ?
File "/usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages/rhpxl/xhwstate.py", line 154, in get_valid_resolution
xcfg = xhwstate.XF86.HardwareState(defcard=videohw, defmon=monitorhw)
NameError: Global name 'xhwstate' is not defined
I'm running in vmware 5.5 beta 2 (build 18007)
I made an IDE HD of 6 GB.
Videocard outside vmware is a ati x300 mobile and screen support resolution up to 1400x1050. vmware supports this too, because I had core 4 running before.
If I don't enter the resolution= part, then the installer starts as normal.
Please try tomorrow and let me know if it works for you.
Would it be possible to enlarge the installation area instead of using the
We only really have images that work at the regular resolution and the lowres
version, so it'd probably look pretty weird if we made the installation area larger.