Bug 444291 - Unpleasant splash screen on boot of x86_64 PR from USB stick
Unpleasant splash screen on boot of x86_64 PR from USB stick
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: syslinux (Show other bugs)
x86_64 Linux
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Assigned To: Peter Jones
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Blocks: F9Target
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Reported: 2008-04-26 13:23 EDT by John Poelstra
Modified: 2013-01-09 23:41 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2009-04-28 22:44:31 EDT
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garbled screen (2.50 MB, image/jpeg)
2008-04-26 13:23 EDT, John Poelstra
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Description John Poelstra 2008-04-26 13:23:17 EDT
Description of problem:
see attached picture which is first screen you see after booting Preview Release

Everything works fine, it is just a rather unflattering first impression.

Hardware is Dell Precision 470 w/ nVidia quadro 250 video card

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
2008-04-17 Preview Release x86_64 version

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Comment 1 John Poelstra 2008-04-26 13:23:18 EDT
Created attachment 303854 [details]
garbled screen
Comment 2 Jeremy Katz 2008-04-26 15:21:25 EDT
In 99% of cases, these are BIOS bugs.  Check to make sure there aren't any updates?
Comment 3 John Poelstra 2008-04-26 23:31:27 EDT
Will do. Is it unusual that I have never seen it in past Live releases?
Comment 4 Jeremy Katz 2008-04-28 22:43:50 EDT
I think we slightly switched video modes in syslinux, but it's still generally
bios bugs here.
Comment 5 John Poelstra 2008-04-29 12:51:49 EDT
I have the latest Dell Bios which is A07
Comment 6 Bug Zapper 2008-05-14 06:13:00 EDT
Changing version to '9' as part of upcoming Fedora 9 GA.
More information and reason for this action is here:
Comment 7 Jeremy Katz 2009-04-28 15:41:02 EDT
Are you still seeing this John?

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