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SubjectRe: Screen corruption on startup 2.4.0-test7

> Note that this problem has only appeared after rebooting from a 2.3.x
> or 2.4.0-testx kernel without a full power down. As long as I never
> bring up a newer kernel AND do a shutdown -r, I don't have this
> problem.

Sounds like the BIOS cleaned up after vgacon.

> too alarmed. Basically, it came down to noting that it's difficult to
> move a video card from a laptop and that the problem seemed to have
> gone away after I rebooted to 2.2.16 (though I recall now seeing some
> corruption while it was booting, but nothing like the full-scale
> lockout I had with 2.4.0-test7) -- the keyboard was usable under
> 2.2.16.

Okay, I didn't realize you had a laptop. Does anyone else have this laptop
and reported the same problem.

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