Bug 58868 - TGA2 graphics is not recognized correctly
Summary: TGA2 graphics is not recognized correctly
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 58866
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
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Version: 7.3
Hardware: alpha Linux
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Assignee: Beth Uptagrafft
QA Contact: Beth Uptagrafft
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Reported: 2002-01-26 03:31 UTC by harry.heinisch
Modified: 2007-04-18 16:39 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2002-05-01 02:19:23 UTC
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Description harry.heinisch 2002-01-26 03:31:37 UTC
Description of Problem: TGA2 graphics-based machines cannot do GUI install
as the card is not correctly recognized. In addition, the install does not
fail-over to text mode, forcing the user to enter text mode manually.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable): alpha-72-beta1

How Reproducible: Attempt to install via GUI on a TGA2-based machine.

Steps to Reproduce:

Actual Results: VGA16 server is started, but the screen is unusable. One can
exit the X server via Ctrl-Alt-Del, but the install then terminates abnormally.

Expected Results: Normal installation via GUI.

Additional Information: Text mode install works fine. X servers work fine
under normal operation after correct setup after the install.

Comment 1 Beth Uptagrafft 2002-02-04 20:11:17 UTC
This system is outside the scope of the contract and will be marked CLOSED - 

Comment 2 Phil Copeland 2002-05-01 02:20:32 UTC
Fixed in final

No release not needed. Duplicate bug of 58866


*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 58866 ***

Comment 3 harry.heinisch 2002-05-07 14:55:24 UTC
Testing with the 0503.0 bits, this bug appears not to be fixed.

This bug is NOT really a duplicate of 58866; that one (TGA) fails because the
XF86Config-4 file is incomplete (needs a BusID). Installation on TGA does
go on successfully, as it fails-over correctly to text mode (I believe because
TGA does not identify itself as VGA-compatible in the PCI config info).

TGA-2 GUI install fails because it *does* identify itself as VGA-compatible,
leading anaconda to try the VGA-16 server, which works enough to trash the
screen and make it impossible to do anything but terminate the server, which
then (abnormally) terminates the install.

TGA gives a PCI CLASS of 0380, vendor/device IDs of 1011:0004.
TGA-2 gives PCI CLASS of 0300, vendor/device IDs of 1011:000d.

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