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fedora on razerblade laptop

asked 2016-10-25 20:29:38 -0500

zoelee4 gravatar image

I am trying to install fedora on my razerblade laptop, I think that there is a drivers issue. I get stuck at boot, just after grub. I am using the workstation 24 fedora iso from the fedora website. Any ideas? Thanks!

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does it has UEFI secure boot? please read https://docs.fedoraproject.org/en-US/... did you try compatibility mode? we need more information about the hardware of that pc the model name is not enought

aeperezt gravatar imageaeperezt ( 2016-10-25 21:06:41 -0500 )edit

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answered 2016-10-26 00:13:52 -0500

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updated 2016-10-26 00:28:11 -0500

http://www.razerzone.com/gaming-syste... Others have had the same issue in Ubuntu with this laptop so the problem is not a Fedora or Ubuntu thing and may be a windows thing as with windows locked UEFI https://www.google.com/search?q=windo... . 0556 here and not woken up yet but you are not alone with this problem on this particular system.Check out the link to partitioning in the previous post as well as checking out the latter link I have posted to see the command line videos for windows to manage UEFI and hope you work through it.There is track pad and fan issues with some Razors but I found a razer guide to install linux for your perusal. :) bon chance. https://insider.razerzone.com/index.p...

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answered 2016-10-26 21:15:16 -0500

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Ok, I figured out that I need to disable the Nvidia graphics on boot. For anyone else out there with this same question, if you have the same PC as me and wand to boot fedora, ubuntu, debain or other linux distributions that I have not yet tried, you need to add this kernel boot parameter:

nouveau.modeset=0

thanks!

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