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recompiled Slackware 10.1 with 2.6.10 kernel. System boots, but it does not show anything on the screen as it's booting. It's a completely black screen. I can't see anything until I blindily log in and startx. Then it runs fine. It must be driver or module issue. I did not install the ATi Radeon drivers for my X800 XT. Any ideas how to fix this. I think maybe I did something wrong when I recompiled the kernel.
Usually when you get that problem it means your bootloader is set to load the startup with a mode that requires frame buffer support. Vga = normal will just make everything plain text...no fancy penguin picture or bootsplash (and you should be able to see everything again)
nope, that didn't work, can someone please guide me on how to reconfigure the 2.6.10 kernel without all the hassle of recompiling it from scratch? Also, I have to be able to do it from within the 2.4.x kernel, because now I can't even access the 2.6.10 kernel since I can't see anything.