Bug 9406 - Anaconda blank screen w/ Dell Inspiron *FIX PROVIDED*
Summary: Anaconda blank screen w/ Dell Inspiron *FIX PROVIDED*
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Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
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Version: 6.2
Hardware: i386 Linux
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Assignee: Matt Wilson
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Reported: 2000-02-13 20:27 UTC by shane
Modified: 2008-05-01 15:37 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-04-21 11:21:52 UTC
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Description shane 2000-02-13 20:27:05 UTC
Anaconda fails to install using default installation method with most Dell
Inspiron models (also resulting in X failing to work, even if you get it
installed via text mode).  A well layed out solution to this problem can be
found at:http://www.eecs.umich.edu/~steveh/inspiron/x_method1.html

This site provides a patch to ATI_MACH64 as well as a modified mode lines
(Xconfig) that should work with all Dell Inspiron LCD displays.

Thanks for your time.

p.s. hope this gets in before redhat 6.2 ships :)

Comment 1 Jay Turner 2000-04-21 11:21:59 UTC
We are not able to replicate this in the lab using 6.2 and a variety of Dell
laptops.  In addition, Dell has not heard of any problems, so I am closing out
this bug.

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