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bug#40599: 1.1.0rc2 i686 gui install unreadable

From: Niels Felsted
Subject: bug#40599: 1.1.0rc2 i686 gui install unreadable
Date: Tue, 14 Apr 2020 20:20:09 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/26.1 (gnu/linux)

Hi Ludovic

Ludovic Courtès <address@hidden> writes:

> Hi Niels & Florian,
> "pelzflorian (Florian Pelz)" <address@hidden> skribis:
>> On Tue, Apr 14, 2020 at 03:06:25PM +0200, Niels Felsted wrote:
>>> And testing Florians suggestions:
>>> setting 'nomodeset' kernel parameter -> screen displays fine
>>> setting 'modprobe.blacklist=i915' kernel parameter -> screen displays fine
>>> As mentioned before, I did manage to install guix via tty3 (without
>>> setting any kernel parameters), and it boots up fine with
>>> gdm3/xfce4. So it is only the initial boot from the install iso that's
>>> distorted.
>> Thank you for the testing!  Xorg working confirms that uvesafb really
>> is the source of the problem.  This is good to know.  I have hope that
>> this issue is fixed by commit 0ad60b2a89d6d387236466e0bcdd61ac489fca37
>> that loads uvesafb only if it cannot already detect a frame buffer
>> device.  I do not have a downloadable image for confirming the fix
>> though.
> Niels, here’s a new ISO image built from commit
> bd4c345ef7ddf3542662fe0872b06393b414a3fc, which includes Florian’s fix.
>   https://web.fdn.fr/~lcourtes/software/guix/1.1.0rc2.5/
> Could you simply boot that image, without any additional kernel
> arguments, and confirm that the installer now displays correctly?  (You
> don’t need to run the actual install.)

1.1.0rc2.5 works fine here!


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