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Live CD freezes on start with nvidia

asked 2019-01-10 13:23:01 -0500

Mazzofab gravatar image

I have just purchased an asus laptop with an nvidia graphic card. I want to install Fedora 29 but when it gets to "loading gdm" the system freezes. I have tried also downloading an xfce spin but with same result. Is there any solution to this issue so I can use fedora on this laptop?

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use E on the grub menu before the timer expires, add 3 to the end of the linux command line, press ctrl-x to boot, you will get a low resolution gui, and should be able to install nvidia drivers to get it to work.

SteveEbey73701 gravatar imageSteveEbey73701 ( 2019-01-12 08:37:38 -0500 )edit

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answered 2019-01-12 09:59:00 -0500

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updated 2019-01-12 17:24:07 -0500

Managed to solve the issue. Started the kernel with nouveau.modeset=0 and this loads the intel driver. The installation can proceed as normal. Once installed the proprietary nvidia driver can be installed.

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