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I can not install fedora on a laptop Dell Inspiron 15 model 700 series 7559

asked 2016-10-20 11:10:35 -0500

CHAMANFEDORA gravatar image

when I try to load the live cd will see charge services, but to reach the user interface gets stuck, I think it is that has a graphics card NVIDIA GForce 960 M and can not identify with that hadware start.

No achievement fedora install version 24.

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Try the compativility video mode on the DVD

aeperezt gravatar imageaeperezt ( 2016-10-20 11:51:23 -0500 )edit

this option would be void, my computer has no DVD drive, try to get an external dvd, thanks

CHAMANFEDORA gravatar imageCHAMANFEDORA ( 2016-10-20 12:07:20 -0500 )edit
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The Live USB also has that option.

aeperezt gravatar imageaeperezt ( 2016-10-20 12:09:31 -0500 )edit

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answered 2016-10-20 21:06:29 -0500

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It almost certainly is the combo of Intel and NVidia cards - I have regularly had this issue when trying out a Live USB or installing from a Live USB. The nouveau driver in the initramfs sometimes seems to have trouble working with the NVidia card, you can disable it during the boot to allow start-up and then decide how to handle the NVidia card once the system is running.

To disable at boot: Interrupt the boot menu, press E to edit the kernel line, linux16, and add the following to the end of the line: modprobe.blacklist=nouveau, Ctrl-X to continue the boot.

If you want, you can now locate and install the NVidia binary driver, but you should also permanently disable the nouveau driver by following this guide: https://ask.fedoraproject.org/en/ques... . If you do this after installing the NVidia driver then it should get included in the initramfs file for boot time loading.

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Thanks for the support, I will try as you're telling me, I communicate any progress

CHAMANFEDORA gravatar imageCHAMANFEDORA ( 2016-10-24 12:53:29 -0500 )edit

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