Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 597474
Video broken with 18.104.22.168-115.fc12.i686 on Riva TNT
Last modified: 2010-12-03 09:13:54 EST
At boot, fedora displays a screen of large colored bars and goes no farther. Looks like the late night TV test screen of 40 years ago. Op sys appears to be looping (atypical flashing of led). Does not respond to attempts to get its attention.
This incompatible with my system version 22.214.171.124-115.fc12.i686 was installed when I responded to a message to install a security update.
Work around - before system comes up I press escape, and am given choice of above system or prior system which was 126.96.36.199-127.fc12.i686 - which did and still does runs great!!
1.25 ghz AMD Athlon
NVIDIA RIVA TNT display adapter
ECS K7S5A board
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. boot the system
2. do not press escape, let it select the version of op sys
3. sit back and enjoy
Try adding "nomodeset" to the kernel boot options.
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