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Re: naconda White Out - no install

Try compiling XFree86- and use that instead. That fixed all my Radeon problems. I had odd and unexpected behavior using the stock RPMs.


Pete Bradbury wrote:

Thanks for the linux text part that helped a lot

I can now get through the root logon prompt although startx doesn't

I tried to install the ati radeon drivers but got all sorts of errors during
compilation. I think I may now have picked up the wron ones _ I have the
XFree86 4.3.0 - is that correct?

In any case after trying that RPM I can get throuigh top the GUI logo and
enter root and password. The screen clears to fedora cora and what looks
like it should be a progress bar - but then hangs.

----- Original Message ----- From: "Michael Kearey" <mutk iprimus com au>
To: <fedora-test-list redhat com>
Sent: Saturday, January 24, 2004 12:58 PM
Subject: Re: naconda White Out - no install

Pete Bradbury wrote:



Viewsonic vp211b tft
ATI Radeon 9800 pro 256mb


When I try to install Fedora it enters the Anaconda phase and

momentarily I

have a white screen with the X cursur, it is moving for 5 or so seconds


then locks up with nothing else happening. If I use linux acpi=off I get
occssional screen changes from black back to white, every now and then.

The Radeon card appears to be recognised but not the Viewsonic monitor.

A couple of things to try :

Don't use the fb  'linux nofb'
Install in text mode 'linux text'

See http://fedora.artoo.net/faq for more tips for your Radeon card.


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