Description of problem:
When switching from X to a plain text terminal (Ctrl-Alt-F1), instead of seeing
the login prompt as expected, I am presented with a bunch of random vertical
lines - nothing is visible. I can switch back to X (Ctrl-Alt-F7) and everything
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Boot into run level 5
2. Switch to VT1 - Ctrl-Alt-F1
Garbled screen with lots of vertical lines, no readable output.
This machine is a Dell Vostro 1000. Here is the display info from lspci -v.
01:05.0 VGA compatible controller: ATI Technologies Inc RS485 [Radeon Xpress
1100 IGP] (prog-if 00 [VGA controller])
Subsystem: Dell Unknown device 022a
Flags: bus master, 66MHz, medium devsel, latency 66, IRQ 10
Memory at c8000000 (32-bit, prefetchable) [size=128M]
I/O ports at 9000 [size=256]
Memory at c0100000 (32-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=64K]
[virtual] Expansion ROM at c0120000 [disabled] [size=128K]
Capabilities:  Power Management version 2
Kernel modules: radeonfb
I will also attach the current xorg.conf, Xorg.0.log and another log without a
Created attachment 308856 [details]
Created attachment 308857 [details]
Xorg.0.log from attached xorg.conf
Created attachment 308858 [details]
Xorg.0.log with no xorg.conf
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Just tested on F11 with the same results.
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 498457 ***