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Due to at least two different problems, trying to boot a Fedora 30 Workstation live image or installed system using the 'basic graphics' option will often fail; when doing a BIOS native boot it will probably always fail, with a UEFI native boot it may work.
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Fortunately this option is less commonly needed than it used to be. If you have a system on which it is necessary, you may need to install a different Fedora edition until fixes or workarounds for the problems are available.

Revision as of 15:52, 28 March 2019

This page documents common bugs in Fedora 30 and, if available, fixes or workarounds for these problems. If you find your problem in this page, do not file a bug for it, unless otherwise instructed. Where appropriate, a reference to the current bug(s) in Bugzilla is included.

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Installation issues

'Basic graphics' mode will often fail on Workstation

link to this item - Bugzilla: #1691909 - Bugzilla: #1683197

Due to at least two different problems, trying to boot a Fedora 30 Workstation live image or installed system using the 'basic graphics' option will often fail; when doing a BIOS native boot it will probably always fail, with a UEFI native boot it may work.

Fortunately this option is less commonly needed than it used to be. If you have a system on which it is necessary, you may need to install a different Fedora edition until fixes or workarounds for the problems are available.