Bug 213029 - Screen goes blank when booting FC6 DVD on torreje, a G5
Screen goes blank when booting FC6 DVD on torreje, a G5
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
ppc64 Linux
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Assigned To: David Woodhouse
Brian Brock
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Reported: 2006-10-30 11:53 EST by Andrew Cagney
Modified: 2008-05-06 12:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2008-05-06 12:37:59 EDT
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Description Andrew Cagney 2006-10-30 11:53:59 EST
[I don't know if this really is the kernel, but it is a good starting point]

Description of problem:

Booting the FC6 dvd on torreje, a G5, and the screen (A VGA monitor) goes blank
part way through the kernel boot messages.  I'm pretty its the kernel, and not
anaconda, as the last thing seen was a kernel message.

Occures with both "linux" and "linux text"

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Comment 1 David Woodhouse 2006-11-22 13:24:38 EST
This is often seen when the DDC information from the monitor lies about the VGA
modes which it can handle. Does it still happen when you boot with the monitor
disconnected, then connect it later? Or when you give a specific video mode on
the command line?
Comment 2 Bug Zapper 2008-04-04 00:16:25 EDT
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Comment 3 Bug Zapper 2008-05-06 12:37:57 EDT
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