James Laska wrote:
This type of issue is usually easier to debug on an already
system. I'd start with inspecting the X.log for failure messages.
Not knowing any specifics, the usual set of workarounds I would try
include booting with modesetting disabled, or forcing the use of a
Using "system-config-display --noui" generated an xorg.conf file using
the vesa driver, and I now have X working in both F13 and Rawhide. It's
probably a VirtualBox problem, not Fedora's fault. I'm more concerned
with the failure of the graphical install itself. It happened even when
I told it "Install system with basic video driver", and Alpha is
scheduled for about a week from now, so I want to report it in the RC4
test matrix if it's appropriate.
Also, I'm curious what X driver was used on this setup in F-12,
compared to F-13.
I haven't run F12 as a vbox guest so far.