Bug 8097 - Graphical Install Screens: text blacked out
Graphical Install Screens: text blacked out
Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: installer (Show other bugs)
6.1
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Matt Wilson
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: 8319 (view as bug list)
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Reported: 1999-12-31 21:41 EST by slary61
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-08-17 18:08:31 EDT
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Description slary61 1999-12-31 21:41:26 EST
I'm using a SIS 5598 video card
I'm upgrading from 6.0.  The Redhat logo screen is oversized, then when
the language page comes up, all the choices are blacked out.
Note:  A similar thing happened when I tried to upgrade X to 3.3.5
Comment 1 Jay Turner 2000-02-24 16:38:59 EST
*** Bug 8319 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Comment 2 Brock Organ 2000-05-02 10:53:59 EDT
You should also be able to use text mode to complete the upgrade ... the SIS
5598 is known to have issues with XFree86 3.3.6 ... (see
http://www.redhat.com/support/hardware/intel/62/rh6.2-hcl-i.ld-10.html section
"10.40 Tier 3 Video Cards") ...also, there is a XFree86 site that has more
information (note it is not a Red Hat site):
http://www.xfree86.org/3.3.6/SiS.html

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