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SubjectRe: Blank Screen in 2.6.0
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On Sunday 28 December 2003 12:14 pm, dan@eglifamily.dnsalias.net wrote:
> Ok. After being without power for the past few days due to record
> snowfall, I'm alive again. So I made the changes people had recomended on
> the list. Upgraded to the lastest module-init-tools, and disabled the
> frame buffer support in the kernel. So the only graphic option enabled is
> text mode selection. But when I boot I still get a blank screen!
>
> My lilo.conf contains a line: vga=773, which works beautifully under
> RedHat's stock 2.4.20-8. I get a nice screen with approximately 132x48
> display. Under 2.4.20 I am not loading any frame buffer that I'm aware of.
> It's not listed in my moduiles:
>

Just a suggestion, but why not use vga=normal, which is text mode, instead of
graphics. You don't get the boot logo, but it does give you all the boot
messages on 80x24. I have been having the same issues, with an Nvidia card,
and I decided it wasn't worth spending any time on it, since I really just
wanted to see the messages, not any pictures.

Paul
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