So, a small update: I downloaded the most recent 4.1 alpha ISO from hoping that a maybe a newer xen version/linux 
kernel would have helped. The installer freezes anyway, and selecting the 
verbose mode in the boot menu I get exactly the same message as before 
before the black screen. I'm a bit at a loss here, any suggestion is 


On Saturday, November 28, 2020 at 7:02:53 PM UTC+1 Fabrizio Romano Genovese 

> Hello all,
> I just got a new lappy and I'm trying to install Qubes on it, which is my 
> main OS. I understand that the hardware is very new, so problems are to be 
> expected.
> My main problem at the moment is that I cannot get the installation to 
> boot. I prepared a usb medium, kept partition size under 8GB, and disabled 
> secure boot in the firmware. 
> Everything goes well and I can get xen to boot, but then it gets stuck at 
> `xen is relinquishing vga console`, pretty much as it happens in this 
> related issue: 
> I've tried fiddling with different options found both in the Qubes Issues 
> repo and in the UEFI throubleshooting, but I wasn't successful. 
> Any help would be appreciated, starting from a very simple fact: Is there 
> a way to access the xen boot logs? They go very fast on my screen and it's 
> difficult to get what's going on.
> Cheers,
> Fab

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