Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 817810
Acer Aspire M5201 fails to boot any Linux distribution
Last modified: 2013-04-23 13:28:02 EDT
Description of problem:
Fedora won't boot on this machine
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Fedora 15-17 (haven't tested prior versions)
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Boot LiveCD
2. Watch it freeze
All distros boot into it's welcome screen. LiveCD welcome screen. Then it hangs during boot of actual Linux kernel.
This one is Phenom quad-core
BIOS: AMI PnP BIOS compatible with SMBIOS 2.4
System Chipset: AMD 780G Chipset, ATI Hybrid Graphics support
The basic graphics boot mode actually works.. Sorry for providing misleading info, it's just the normal boot that freezes :/
Created attachment 582128 [details]
Normal boot, not quiet
This is a picture of Fedora 17 TC2 failing to boot ("unquiet"). It freezes when trying to start the plymouth deamon. Is this graphics card broken and not responding the system as it should?
(Windows 7 boots and can play any 3d game on this machine)
This bug appears to have been reported against 'rawhide' during the Fedora 19 development cycle.
Changing version to '19'.
(As we did not run this process for some time, it could affect also pre-Fedora 19 development
cycle bugs. We are very sorry. It will help us with cleanup during Fedora 19 End Of Life. Thank you.)
More information and reason for this action is here:
Is this still an issue with the 3.9 kernels in F19?
This bug is being closed with INSUFFICIENT_DATA as there has not been a
response in 2 weeks. If you are still experiencing this issue,
please reopen and attach the relevant data from the latest kernel you are
running and any data that might have been requested previously.