Bug 499761 - Fedora 11 686 preview live-cd won't boot with Nvidia TNT2 video card
Fedora 11 686 preview live-cd won't boot with Nvidia TNT2 video card
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: xorg-x11-drv-nouveau (Show other bugs)
i686 Linux
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Assigned To: Ben Skeggs
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2009-05-07 22:53 EDT by John Wendel
Modified: 2009-06-12 00:05 EDT (History)
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Description John Wendel 2009-05-07 22:53:40 EDT
Description of problem:

Fedora 11 686 preview live-cd won't boot with Nvidia TNT2 video card

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Don't know

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Boot the live cd on a system with a Nvidia TNT2 video card
Actual results:
System drops to a console screen with error messages from the Nouveau driver, "freeing memory ..." repeating.

Expected results:
Usable F11 preview release

Additional info:
Comment 1 Ben Skeggs 2009-05-10 07:51:52 EDT
Are you planning on doing an install?  An issue was fixed recently that may be what's happening here, it's impossible to know for sure without logs however.  If you do an install, can you report how things are after installing all the updates?
Comment 2 Bug Zapper 2009-06-09 11:25:33 EDT
This bug appears to have been reported against 'rawhide' during the Fedora 11 development cycle.
Changing version to '11'.

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Comment 3 John Wendel 2009-06-11 23:34:31 EDT
Fixed in final release. Thanks!
Comment 4 Ben Skeggs 2009-06-12 00:05:52 EDT
Glad to hear it, thanks!

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