Bug 597474 - Video broken with on Riva TNT
Summary: Video broken with on Riva TNT
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: kernel
Version: 12
Hardware: i686
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Kernel Maintainer List
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2010-05-29 04:11 UTC by rmknox
Modified: 2010-12-03 14:13 UTC (History)
6 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2010-12-03 14:13:54 UTC

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Description rmknox 2010-05-29 04:11:31 UTC
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 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 - which did and still does runs great!!

1.25 ghz AMD Athlon
NVIDIA RIVA TNT display adapter
ECS K7S5A board

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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
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Comment 1 Chuck Ebbert 2010-07-01 15:14:25 UTC
Try adding "nomodeset" to the kernel boot options.

Comment 2 Bug Zapper 2010-11-03 13:55:12 UTC
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Comment 3 Bug Zapper 2010-12-03 14:13:54 UTC
Fedora 12 changed to end-of-life (EOL) status on 2010-12-02. Fedora 12 is 
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