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



On Mon, 13 Apr 2009 13:33:35 -0700
Tom London <selinux gmail com> wrote:

> 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
> >
> >     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

> 
> Looks like you add the "nomodeset" option to the "initrd" line.....
> 
> Shouldn't it be added to the end of the "kernel" line?

Yes, that's the correct place for it.

The grub lines can also be changed on the fly ("ESC", then "e",
go to the line to edit, press "e" again and edit at will),
instead of using a rescue disk.

François


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