Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 59070
Not provided the option to choose graphical or test logon during install
Last modified: 2007-04-18 12:39:33 EDT
Description of Problem:
When installing on es40 and es45 choosing custom install, the screen after the
monitor selection screen (custom X config) does NOT offer the normal choices
between text logon and graphical login.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Install rh7.2 beta on es40 and es45, choose custom install.
Custom X configuration screen lacks choices for text or graphical logon.
need to be able to make the selection.
Reproducable with differing config's includign video cards.
Consistently occurs when then adaptec scsi controller is NOT used. (aic7899).
Always Occurs when using Qlogic 10x0, symbios sym875 and sym895.
Doesn't matter what bus they are configured on or which video card (oxygen or
I have not been able to reproduce this with re0206.0 (a preliminary version of RC1).
This behavior still exists with the new rc1 bits. It does not happen when
doing a network (nfs) install.
Also - when you get to the screen which would normally display the
text/graphical logon choice) then select the "back" button, turn off the Help
(get rid of the split screen) and go forward again the screen displays
I can't reproduce this on a ES40 with 4GB of RAM and a Q-Logic controller.
I tried a regular custom install, an everything install and a KDE only install.
Can you tell us a bit more about the packages that you're installing?
" RedHat 7.2 RC1 System Build "
- Installation type
- Disk Partitioning Setup
Manually partition with fdisk (experts only)
- Firewall config.
- Package Selections
Classic X Window Systems
X Window Systems
NFS File Server
Anonymous FTP Server
Network Managed Workstation
- Video config.
3Dlabs Permedia2 (generic)
Video RAM = 8MB
After the build is completed the next choice is for terminal selection.
At this point if you do not hide "Help" you don't get the option of graphical
or text. If you do hide help you get the option...
Just installing away here,....
Ok,.. if this was a problem in the past, it isn't now.