Bug 211719 - Graphical install fails on Dell E1405 with Intel 945GM chipset
Graphical install fails on Dell E1405 with Intel 945GM chipset
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 206553
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
Classification: Red Hat
Component: xorg-x11-drv-i810 (Show other bugs)
x86_64 Linux
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Assigned To: Adam Jackson
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Reported: 2006-10-20 23:49 EDT by John Barton
Modified: 2008-08-02 19:40 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2007-11-08 11:24:17 EST
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Description John Barton 2006-10-20 23:49:25 EDT
Description of problem: When booting from disk 1 on Dell E1405 Core 2 dou
machine with Intel 945GM graphics chipset, screen just displays blank stripes
and nothing else..laptop seems to be locked up, I cannot change back to console
or kill X windows

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How reproducible: Boot from install cd and select graphical install

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Boot from install CD 1
2. Hit "Enter" to accept default selection of graphical install
3. Wait for X windows to start, screen turns white and computer locks
Actual results:
Computer locks up and cannot complete install

Expected results:
Anaconda begins graphical install process

Additional info:
Dell E1405 laptop
Core2 Duo 2.0 Ghz Processor
Intel 945GM chipset
x86_64 OS downloaded from RHN
Comment 1 Marius Andreiana 2006-11-16 07:15:25 EST
Duplicate of #206533
Comment 2 Colin Charles 2007-02-11 21:00:58 EST
Problem exists with Fedora Core 6 as well.
Comment 3 Matěj Cepl 2007-10-02 16:53:15 EDT
Yes, it is dupe. Colin, could you reproduce it with current FC6?
Comment 4 Matěj Cepl 2007-11-08 11:24:17 EST

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 206553 ***

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