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Re: Issues installing 8.10 on IBM x3550M4




I tried both the text (preferred method) and graphical and I get the
same thing.     I initially tried installing remotely using the IMM2
built in KVM.  Thinking that was the issue I connected directly to the
VGA and I get the same results.

The servers previously had a 64bit version of Ubuntu on them.

On Mon, Feb 12, 2018 at 9:16 AM, Roberto C. Sánchez <roberto@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Mon, Feb 12, 2018 at 09:06:18AM -0500, richey goldberg wrote:
>> Hello,
>>
>>
>> I've been struggling with an issue trying to install 8.10 netinst
>> (amd64) on an IBM x3550 M4.  When I boot into the install image I get
>> the splash screen and install menu.  If I choose the install option
>> the screen "flickers" like it's changing the screen resolution and
>> then I just get a blank screen with nothing else.    The only option
>> is to power cycle the server and start over.
>>
> Are you choosing the option for a GUI installation or a text-based
> installation?
>
> Have you tried connecting to the serial console to see if the output is
> being sent there?  Or if you are already connected to the serial
> console, have you tried connecting to the VGA output?
>
> Regards,
>
> -Roberto
>
> --
> Roberto C. Sánchez
>