Bug 73127 - Installer fails to start GUI when system has two graphics cards
Summary: Installer fails to start GUI when system has two graphics cards
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Product: Red Hat Public Beta
Classification: Retired
Component: anaconda   
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Hardware: i386 Linux
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Assignee: Brent Fox
QA Contact: Brock Organ
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Reported: 2002-08-30 23:00 UTC by Need Real Name
Modified: 2007-04-18 16:46 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2003-04-01 17:44:02 UTC
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Description Need Real Name 2002-08-30 23:00:04 UTC
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User-Agent: Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 5.5; Windows 98; Win 9x 4.90)

Description of problem:

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.Start a graphical installation

Actual Results:  The install probed the Riva 128 pci graphics card, complained 
about not having a monitor and aborted/rebooted.

Expected Results:  The install should have attempted to probe for another 
graphics card.

Additional info:

On a computer system with a NVidia 4200ti AGP card with a monitor attached and 
a NVIDA Riva 128 pci graphics card with no monitor attached. The installer 
probes the Riva 128 card, does not find a monitor and aborts.  The installer 
never probes the Nvidia 4200ti graphics card that it should have used.

Comment 1 Michael Fulbright 2002-09-02 15:23:45 UTC
This is a known issue we're going to fix as time allows.

If the RIVA is on your motherboard perhaps you can disable it.

Comment 2 Brent Fox 2003-04-01 17:44:02 UTC
Multiple videocard systems worked ok for me in the Phoebe betas.  Please reopen
if you see this behavior with Red Hat Linux 9.

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