Bug 478766 - Fedora fails to boot with Matrox G550 PCIe [NEEDINFO]
Fedora fails to boot with Matrox G550 PCIe
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: udev (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Harald Hoyer
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2009-01-04 16:04 EST by Chris
Modified: 2009-12-18 02:29 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2009-12-18 02:29:20 EST
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Description Chris 2009-01-04 16:04:02 EST
Description of problem:
After installing a Matrox G550 PCIe [1] graphic adapter, Fedora 10 fails to boot. It hangs at 'Starting udev: ...'
Swtiching from 'Primary graphic adapter: OnBoardVGA' to 'Primary graphic adapter: PCIe' in BIOS helps, but then the onboard graphic adapter is not visible via lspci and therefore not usable.
Unfortunately dmesg is silent and /var/log/messages is completely empty.

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Install Matrox G550 PCIe on Asus M2N-VM HDMI
2. Set 'Primary graphic adapter: OnBoardVGA'
3. Boot...
Actual results:
Hanging at 'Starting udev: ...'

Expected results:
At least a staring kernel and maybe some rubbish in the logfiles

Additional info:
Mainboard is an Asus M2A-VM HDMI with onboard Radeon 1250 [2]

[1] http://www.matrox.com/graphics/en/products/graphics_cards/g_series/g550pcie/
[2] http://pci-ids.ucw.cz/read/PC/1002/791e
Comment 1 Chris 2009-01-04 21:39:34 EST
btw, I'm booting currently...
Comment 2 Harald Hoyer 2009-01-16 09:37:36 EST
try to boot with "modprobedebug" added to the kernel command line
Comment 3 Bug Zapper 2009-11-18 04:44:16 EST
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