with a CHECKSUM file from 2009-08-04 and tried installation from harddisk.
After pointing the installer to the images location (all still in text
mode), it continues for a few seconds, then locks up hard with a black
empty display when trying to change video mode. Reproducible during 2nd
attempt, but with a black screen and a frozen cursor instead.
$ lspci -v|grep Rad
01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: ATI Technologies Inc RV280 [Radeon 9200 PRO] (rev 01)
(prog-if 00 [VGA controller])
01:00.1 Display controller: ATI Technologies Inc RV280 [Radeon 9200 PRO] (Secondary) (rev
Another thing I've noticed is that when choosing the keyboard layout,
some strange character sequences are displayed in the top line of the
text mode screen, <A1><A8>... or something like that.