Bug 60898 - Hampton beta2 install fails on S3Trio 3D systems
Hampton beta2 install fails on S3Trio 3D systems
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
7.3
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Michael Fulbright
Brock Organ
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Reported: 2002-03-08 11:50 EST by Wendy Hung
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:40 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2002-03-21 14:15:56 EST
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Description Wendy Hung 2002-03-08 11:50:19 EST
Description of problem:
On IBM xSeries 250 and 240 systems with Trio3D video, anaconda dies when 
starting up.

How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Boot from Hampton beta2 CD 1.

	
Actual Results:  Error message appears:

Running anaconda - please wait...
Probing for video card:   Traceback (innermost last):
  File "/usr/bin/anaconda", line 377, in ?
    videohw    = videocard.VideoCardInfo(skipDDCProbe = flags.test)
  File "/usr/lib/anaconda/videocard.py", line 410m in __init__
    server = "XF86_" + vc.getCardData()["SERVER"]
KeyError: SERVER
install exited abnormally
... (shutdown messages)



Expected Results:  Installation proceeds.

Additional info:

Occurs in both normal and low res mode. 

Text mode install doesn't even work.
Comment 1 Jeremy Katz 2002-03-08 14:49:01 EST
This is because the hwdata package in beta2 had the trio3d listed as unsupported
in xfree4 and no xfree 3 driver listed.  That's already fixed in CVS.  We should
probably handle this case more gracefully though.
Comment 2 Wendy Hung 2002-03-21 14:15:50 EST
Fixed in Beta3 (skipjack).

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