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Re: Kernel Grub 'nomodeset' fails---Fedora 11 Beta Recover Option Fails



On Mon, Apr 13, 2009 at 1:27 PM, James J Catchpole
<james_j_catchpole yahoo com> wrote:
> I altered the grub.conf file to include the nomodeset option
> as it is suppose to improve the display on my Laptop so
> that it runs at its normal resolution of 1500 x 1050 instead
> of the 1024 x 768 resolution.
> However, when I tried to reboot the following occurred:
>
> o The System Hung during the Boot Process
>
> o The Fedora 11 ISO DVD in Rescue Mode failed
>    to recognize the HDD and failed
>
> o The Fedora 10 ISO DVD recognized the HDD and
>    allowed me to repair the grub.conf file.
>
> o The system then booted successfully.
>
> o following is the format of the grub.conf file that I changed.
>
>     title Fedora (2.6.29.1-68.fc11.i686.PAE)
>     root (hd0,0)
>     kernel /vmlinuz-2.6.29.1-68.fc11.i686.PAE ro
> root=/dev/mapper/vg_jjct60-lv_root rhgb quiet
>     initrd /initrd-2.6.29.1-68.fc11.i686.PAE.img nomodeset
>     title Fedora (2.6.29.1-54.fc11.i686.PAE)
>     root (hd0,0)
>     kernel /vmlinuz-2.6.29.1-54.fc11.i686.PAE ro
> root=/dev/mapper/vg_jjct60-lv_root rhgb quiet
>     initrd /initrd-2.6.29.1-54.fc11.i686.PAE.img
>
> I am running with a Thinkpad T60
>

Looks like you add the "nomodeset" option to the "initrd" line.....

Shouldn't it be added to the end of the "kernel" line?

tom
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Tom London


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