Bug 18852 - gui install fails
Summary: gui install fails
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: anaconda   
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Version: 7.3
Hardware: alpha Linux
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Assignee: Michael Fulbright
QA Contact: Brock Organ
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Reported: 2000-10-10 21:01 UTC by Gene Czarcinski
Modified: 2007-04-18 16:29 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-10-19 16:55:12 UTC
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Description Gene Czarcinski 2000-10-10 21:01:29 UTC
The  system is a KP1000/667 with a cdrom on hda and two scsi disks.

I booted the floppy set with the default gui install.  This failed during
X11 initialization with

Module vgahw
Fatal Server Error
Caught Signal 4  Server Aborting.

The display controller is a Texas Instruments TVP4020 Permedia 2 (rev 1).

I then used a text install.  Everyting when fine including X configuration.


Comment 1 Brock Organ 2000-10-17 14:42:47 UTC
hmmm ... I cannot reproduce this behavior with a permedia 2 card in our test lab
(different machine, though) ... do you have success with another video card in
that machine ...? also, what firmware version do you have ...?

Comment 2 Gene Czarcinski 2000-10-17 15:04:28 UTC
This is a multi-boot system and I really can't change the video adapter (it came
from Compaq with this adapter).  The system is a EV67 with SRM V5.6-8.

Comment 3 Brock Organ 2000-10-19 16:55:06 UTC
hmmm ... we have seen video adapters' installer functionality affected by
firmware level ... the machine that worked for me using the permedia 2 was an
ev67 (up1000; tsunami dp264) running SRM Console A5.5-82 ... 

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