Bug 44048 - Installer picks wrong video card when you have two in a system
Installer picks wrong video card when you have two in a system
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 15320
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: installer (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Brent Fox
Brock Organ
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Reported: 2001-06-10 14:17 EDT by jpranevich
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:33 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-07-03 16:17:29 EDT
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Description jpranevich 2001-06-10 14:17:33 EDT
Description of Problem:

On a machine with 2 video cards (for example, one onboard and one in a PCI
slot), the installer is unable to determine which of them is "active" when
picking which video driver to use.One possible solution to this problem
would be to probe each and default to the one that has a monitor atatched.
(Or present a "you seem to have to video cards" screen.)

How Reproducible:

Attempt to install RedHat Linux 7.1 on a machine with two video cards.

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Actual Results:

Installer generally defaults to the first in bus order, generally the
onboard graphics card. Most likely, this is not the one that is intended.

Expected Results:

Pick the currently "live" graphics card. (the PCI one)

Additional Information:
Comment 1 Brent Fox 2001-06-10 22:42:30 EDT
This is a known problem.
Comment 2 Michael Fulbright 2001-07-02 10:58:12 EDT
  Please dupe to the original bug.
Comment 3 Brent Fox 2001-07-03 16:17:26 EDT

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 15320 ***

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