Bug#627372: linux-image-2.6.38-2-686: Console turns black during boot
On Fri, May 20, 2011 at 2:19 PM, Ben Hutchings <firstname.lastname@example.org>
On Fri, 2011-05-20 at 09:50 +0200, Alan Zimmerman wrote:Please try Linux 2.6.39, which will be in 'sid' within the next 2 days.
> Package: linux-2.6
> Version: 2.6.38-5
> Severity: important
> I suspect this is the same as bug #625727.
> Console turns black during boot, roughly at the point where normally the
> console font changes.
> Thereafter the disk activity is as for a normal boot, but the display stays
> black. Switching virtual terminals has not effect.
> Pressing the power button causes normal disk activity followed by power off.
> Suspend followed by resume has no effect.
> It seems the machine is coming up, but not finding the display.
> Boots fine with older kernel (2.6.32, running now)
Once a job is fouled up, anything done to improve it makes it worse.