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Re: [Fedora-ia64-list] Some issues about Rawhide IA64 on Tiger4 platform.



On Thu, 2006-08-03 at 20:22 +0800, You, Yongkang wrote:
> Hi, 
> 
> I just did some testing based on latest Rawhide. The testing includes installation and booting.
> 
> Installation and other issues:
> 1. Local NFS installation failed with " cannot open display: :1"
> Steps: a) use vmlinuz and initrd.img (from boot.img) to load installation.
>       b) select NFS installation.
>       c) DHCP and input NFS location.
>       d) screen display following information and have to reboot the system:
> "...
> Waiting for X server to start ... log located in /tmp/ramfs/X.log
> 1...2...3...4...5... X server started successfully.
> 
> (mini-wm:695): Gtk-WARNING **: cannot open display: :1
> "

I have not seen this one but all of my systems are serial console only.

> 
> 2. VNC installation is okay. But it reports an exception and ask user to save and report this exception. Please the attachment.

I filed this one a while back and it has since been fixed:
201047 – anaconda traceback: TypeError: cannot concatenate 'str' and
'NoneType' objects

> 
> 3. In package selection, I can select "Xen". System just only install Xen kernel, nor native kernel. I am not sure if this is the purpose. But the installed Xen kernel wasn't configed like a Xen booting elilo.conf. It only includes vmlinuz-xen and initrd-xen, without xen.gz. System can not up with this config.
> 
I will try this in the latest build.

> 4. System can be normally up without selection Xen installation. But X can not startup.
> 
All of my systems are headless.  It would be good for you to file a
bugzilla on this one with more details.

> 5. Manually install Xen is okay and good. It can help to do the correct configuration in elilo.conf. But a little pity, I can not use this xen to start my platform. :(
Can you explain the problem in more detail?


- Doug



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