Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 990851
graphic installer does not display correctly on my monitor
Last modified: 2015-02-17 11:29:46 EST
Description of problem:
Want to install F19 on a Dell Dimension 2400. Celeron 2.4 ghz processor.
The hard drive has 4 partitions: 1 & 3 are hidden, 2 is Win-XP, 4 is unallocated. Due to file corruption I can no longer boot XP; disk is ok as it passes a surface test. My plan is to blow away everything on it and make this a Fedora standalone machine. (I have a Win-7 machine also.)
Using a Proview flat screen monitor.
Install media (Fedora-19-i386-netinst) on CD checks ok (both sha256sum and installer's test).
Using either start with check or without, the graphical display is garbage. Sweeping the mouse causes some white space to appear, but nothing readable or usable.
Tried basic graphic mode, which gave the language selection screen ok. The next screen was Localization which displayed incorrectly. Moving pointer around found un-displayed time zone drop box. Selected default New York. There was no way to proceed to next screen.
Can't give you any log files as it necer gets far enough to write them any where.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
F19's graphical install process.
Just did the boot from the CD as instructed.
Steps to Reproduce:
The monitor is connected via a standard serial port. Graphics are board-based.
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