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[Bug 807074] New: No graphical installation on AMD Radeon HD 7000
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  • Date: Fri, 1 Mar 2013 21:04:17 +0000
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Summary: No graphical installation on AMD Radeon HD 7000
Classification: openSUSE
Product: openSUSE Factory
Version: 12.3 Beta 1
Platform: x86-64
OS/Version: SUSE Other
Status: NEW
Severity: Normal
Priority: P5 - None
Component: X.Org
AssignedTo: bnc-team-xorg-bugs@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
ReportedBy: kollix@xxxxxx
QAContact: xorg-maintainer-bugs@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Found By: ---
Blocker: ---

User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; i686 Linux; en_US, de; rv:1.9.2)
Gecko/20100115 Firefox/3.6

I bought a new motherboard (ASUS F2A85-M LE) which has an integrated graphics
chip "AMD Radeon HD 7000".
Installation of 12.3 RC1 did not work directly because after starting the
Installation option in the boot menu the screen went blank and I could not see

What I needed to do was to power-reset the machine and boot with "no modeset"
option. This at least brought me to the textmode installation and told me that
Xorg could not start.

Reproducible: Always

Steps to Reproduce:

Expected Results:
- do not fail to start Xorg
- when Xorg fails, bring me directly to the textmode without the need to

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