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fedora 17 live cd on those pc with UEFI

asked 2012-12-29 06:14:53 -0500

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my 2011 asus had uefi and i could install and boot fedora 17 with no problem, but in my new pc http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/document?cc=it&lc=it&dlc=it&docname=c03507375 when i boot from live cd it stops doing anything on "started display manager".with ctrl+alt+f2 i can access terminal.what can i do?

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answered 2015-02-23 16:18:29 -0500

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When I've had everything disappear after 'started display manager', I have had success by rebooting and passing 'nomodeset' as a command line argument to the kernel (i.e. in grub, press 'e' to edit the entry that is about to boot, and on the line that begins with linux add nomodeset to the end of the line, and press F10 to boot.)

The idea is that X is somehow trying to do something the hardware won't support, and passing nomodeset makes X not try to do that.

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answered 2013-09-19 11:24:12 -0500

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you have disable secureboot and fastboot I may suggest using Fedora 19 Livecd as it has good support for Uefi systems.Use Fedora Liveusbcreator to install fedora 19 from usb

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