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Bug#509168: Dell Dimension 2350 + PCI video = kernel oops on bootup

Package: installation-reports
Severity: important

Installing debian-testing-i386-businesscard.iso, dated 17-Dec-2008, on a 
Dell Dimension 2350 with an add-on PCI video card.

There is an existing kernel bug (see bug 507955) that causes the newly 
installed Debian system to oops and become unresponsive on bootup.

(NOTE: Booting off the install CD works fine; the installer comes up and 
runs without a problem.)

There is a workaround for this bug---blacklisting two kernel modules--- 
detailed in the above bug report. This is something that the installer 
would need to add to /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist (or some other file in that 
directory), not only because of the hard-to-diagnose nature of the problem, 
but also because the user would otherwise have to resort to a "rescue" 
environment to fix it.

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