Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 592507
Hang when booting / starting X
Last modified: 2011-06-27 12:22:51 EDT
Description of problem: On this particular system, the system hangs completely when going into X. Turning off KMS and using the VESA X driver seems to work. Nouveau or Nvidia proprietary has problems. Ubuntu 10.04 works flawlessly - with either nouveau or nvidia proprietary.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
System hangs while entering X. spinning cursor stops, mouse freezes, keyboard freezes.
MSI P41-C31 Motherboard w/ nvidia GeForce 8400GS. Same video card works fine in a machine with an Intel motherboard. I suspect something unique to the MB / PCI Express bus.
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