Blank screen during installation when using certain NVIDIA Quadro Graphics Adapters under Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6

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Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.1 and 6.2
  • NVIDIA Quadro 2000, 4000, and 6000 Graphics Adapters

Issue

  • During installation of Red Hat Enterprise 6 on a sever equipped with certain Nvidia Quadro Graphics Adapters the system may not boot.
  • After logging out as user, screen goes blank
  • After logging out in gui mode screen goes white and hangs

Resolution

  • In order for the system to properly boot during installation it is necessary to utilize the following grub command line option during install
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