Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 186273
Display corrupted when hypervisor boots
Last modified: 2009-12-14 15:37:27 EST
Description of problem:
When booting into xen from grub, the display is completely corrupted.
Workaround is to add console=com1 to the xen command line.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Boot with the default grub options that anaconda puts there, namely:
module /vmlinuz-2.6.15-1.2054_FC5xen0 ro root=/dev/VolGroup00/LogVol01
Display corrupted, until rhgb starts, at which point it returns to normal.
01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: ATI Technologies Inc RV370 5B60 [Radeon
X300 (PCIE)] (prog-if 00 [VGA])
Subsystem: ATI Technologies Inc Unknown device 0402
Bug still present in FC6t2.
Please post the kernel/xen versions installed (or confirm this is a fresh FC6t2
This is a fresh FC6t2 install.
Bug still present in FC6.
I'm also getting video corruption when I boot the XEN kernel in FC6 with all
patches as of 11/21/06. There is no corruption with the use of the other kernels.
-Dell Dimension 4600
-2.4Ghz P4 with HT
$ uname -a
Linux localhost.localdomain 2.6.18-1.2849.fc6 #1 SMP Fri Nov 10 12:45:28 EST
2006 i686 i686 i386 GNU/Linux
I removed the Radeon 9800, and just used the onboard Intel 865G video card, and
the corruption was fixed. However, there was a reduction in video performance.
Bug still present in F7test3.
change QA contact
This was mis-categoized as a userspace bug, changing to kernel-xen instead. Also
switching to F7 on basis of comment #7.
Can this bug be reproduced in F9? If not, let's close it.
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