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Old 09-12-2019, 07:05 AM   #1
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Question Screen distorted on installation using slackware64 14+current usbboot.img

I have a problem using the file usbboot.img to make an installation. After booting up and selecting the huge.s kernel, the characters on the screen are all distorted and I cannot see anything. I "blindly" type "poweroff" or "reboot" to abort the installation.

In order to create the installation media I use the file and instructions that are here:

It is also worth to mention that this issue doesn't happen using the Slackware64 14.2 version (it boots up correctly, on the correct resolution and the distortion doesn't happen), which is here:


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