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Old 08-26-2004, 07:08 PM   #1
imrel
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Blank screen after decompressing kernel


Blank screen after decompressing kernel


Known gotchas.
~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Certain known bugs are being reported over and over. Here are the
workarounds.
- Blank screen after decompressing kernel?
Make sure your .config has
CONFIG_INPUT=y, CONFIG_VT=y, CONFIG_VGA_CONSOLE=y and
CONFIG_VT_CONSOLE=y


but stil blank screen

does anyone has an idea thanks for any help
 
Old 08-26-2004, 08:43 PM   #2
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Make sure, in your grub/lilo config, you are passing "vga=normal" or nothing to the kernel, not something like "vga=791". Also, I messed up my laptop just this morning by compiling a couple of ATI framebuffer modules directly into the kernel.
 
Old 09-06-2004, 02:21 PM   #3
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well i be

have the same prob even tried the old acpi=off splash=slient in GRUB

give that a go
2.6.8.1 on a ATI-based laptop as well !
 
  


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