[arch-general] problem booting and using the installation media

Thomas Bächler thomas at archlinux.org
Fri Mar 14 18:10:22 EDT 2014

Am 14.03.2014 20:52, schrieb LANGLOIS Olivier PIS -EXT:
> I am trying to boot the installation media on a small embedded system already running linux. Everything boots fine until udev starts loading modules. Approximately when the install media reach the bash prompt, the display gets garbled. I suspect that this is when the graphic mode switch from text to graphic.

Try booting with the 'nomodeset' option on the command line.

> The graphic chipset on this system is:
> 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller [0300]: Intel Corporation System Controller Hub (SCH Poulsbo) Graphics Controller [8086:8108] (rev 07)

Poulsbo is crap, and the driver is probably barely tested.

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