Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 179014
i810 video and generic LCD are not dectected during install
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:11:22 EST
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Description of problem:
I just grabbed the DVD .iso for FC5 test 2, during the install it probes for the hardware and detects that my laptop is headless. The laptop is a dell mx140, this basically uses the intel i810 video driver and a generic LCD monitor driver. I struggled through the text based setup, as the ncurses interface is not clean looking because of the lack of video detection. then after getting it installed and rebooting, i also don't have X.
I'm not sure if this is specifically anaconda, or an xorg error. if i copy the devices section from the xorg.conf from the ubuntu install i had before, it still errors out for me.
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Steps to Reproduce:
1.boot install DVD
2.watch it not detect the i810 card or generic LCD monitor
3.curse at the computer
Actual Results: doesn't detect video card or monitor
Expected Results: should have detected generic LCD screen and a i810 xorg driver compatible video card
this also happened with FC4, i just got the laptop and hadn't tested it until now. basically i will wait for test 3 before trying again.
i810 stuff should be fixed post test2. Unfortunately, most LCDs aren't
detectable with the LRMI probing that we do (which is the only generic way to