Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 213884
SIS video not recognized during installation of FC6
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:11:47 EST
Description of problem:
When attempting to install a new system with a SIS630 integrated video,
anaconda bombs out. If specifying xdriver=sis during installation the
installation is successful.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
FC6 released version.
Just press enter at the boot: screen of the installer.
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Allow system to start.
2. get mini-wm error
4. Specify 'linux xdriver=sis' at the boot: prompt
5. Install the system successfully via the GUI
Not specifying the driver caused failure. Manually specifying the driver
allowed successful installation.
Not needing to specifically tell anaconda that I had a particular video
Including lspci -n in attachement for needed information to add to the
Created attachment 140272 [details]
lspci -n from successfully installed system
closing duplicate - Bugzilla complained about illegitimate product. See bug
213883 for original.
also reference bug 213886 since bugzilla could not determin product as
This information is for adding the entry for the video card for FC7 and forward.
The problem is during installation only.
Closing bug since a recent install did not need any specified video driver for
the installer to recognize the SIS video during installation. Either the failure
to recognize video was intermittent or changing the settings in BIOS allowed
video recognition correctly.