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Bug#748641: installation-reports: Garbled screen on Dell Inspiron 1501

Control: severity -1 normal

Maurizio <mauzag@gmail.com> (2014-05-19):
> Package: installation-reports
> Severity: grave
> Justification: renders package unusable
> Dear Maintainer,
> *** Please consider answering these questions, where appropriate ***
>    * What led up to the situation?
> Just installing from usb live
>    * What exactly did you do (or not do) that was effective (or
>      ineffective)?
> I put on /etc/rc.local the following three lines:
> 	vbetool dpms off
> 	sleep 1
> 	vbetool dpms on
>    * What was the outcome of this action?
> Solved the problem, the screen went garbled but after a few seconds all become normal after screen blanking
>    * What outcome did you expect instead?

So you're having this issue once you've successfully installed your
system, and not during the installation process, right? I suspect you
may want to be filing a bug report against the linux kernel instead.


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