Bug#247238: installation-reports: 2nd stage screen of linux26 is broken (kernel problem)
When using beta4 CD image for i386 with 'linux26', 2nd stage screen
may be broken if you choose a language needs framebuffer (such as
This is because vga16fb driver of linux kernel 2.6.3 (in testing) is
broken, so will be resolved by entering newer kernel to testing.
For VMware users, you can use vesa driver instead of vga16 driver by
passing kernel parameter 'vga=785' at grub menu.