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On 10/22/09 22:53, Adam Williamson wrote:
> On Thu, 2009-10-22 at 20:33 -0700, john wendel wrote:
>> I just tried the F12 beta live cd, 686, gnome on a really old Dell PIII, 
>> 512 MB, Nvidia TNT2 PCI video and got a panic. The splash screen works 
>> and then the screen goes blank and the keyboard lights wink.
>>
>> I'd like to bugzilla, but I'm not sure how to gather any useful info. 
>> I'll be happy to follow any instructions, but I'm not sure how to proceed.
> 
> Try booting to text mode; edit the kernel command line, remove 'rhgb
> quiet', and add '3' (just the number 3). then let it boot and see what
> happens.
> 

Another tip for desktop hangs with ATI video cards (especially r600
cards and higher) is to add

pcie_aspm=off

to the kernel line in /etc/grub.conf. Although I heard there was a fix
in progress for requiring this kernel option.

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=517625

Kevin

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