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SubjectRe: 2.6.21-rc1: framebuffer/console boot failure
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On Sat, February 24, 2007 11:09 am, Andrew Morton wrote:
>> On Fri, 23 Feb 2007 13:35:50 -0000 (GMT) "Andrew" <andrew@nelless.net> wrote:
>> Hi,
>>
>>
>> 2.6.21-rc1 fails to boot on my machine. As soon as I switch
>> from grub the screen turns and remains black with no sign of Tux or any output.
>>
>> I've run a git-bisect between 2.6.20 (which works fine) and
>> 2.6.21-rc1 and found the first bad commit to be
>> #59b8175c771040afcd4ad67022b0cc80c216b866 which seems bizarre
>> to me since this is a mostly an ARM commit.
>>
>> I haven't tried to revert this commit because frankly I don't
>> know where to go from there with a multi-parent commit.
>>
>> I'm running on on a Asus A8N-VM CSM motherboard with a single
>> core AMD64 processor, with a nVidia GPU in the PCI-ex slot using the standard VESA frame
>> buffer driver.
>>
>> Relevant config's can be found here:
>> http://homepage.ntlworld.com/anelless/linux/2.6.21-rc1/
>>
>>
>
> and, later,
>
>> I have just discovered 2.6.21-rc1 boots with
>> pci=noacpi ...
>
> Presumably this regression was caused by the ACPI merge. Are you able to
> capture the dmesg output from the 2.6.20-rc1 boot? netconsole might be useful here, thanks.
>
> (You get added to the post-2.6.20 regression list, so you'll be hearing
> from us quite a lot for the next month. Sorry ;))
>


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