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Bug#631997: linux-image-2.6.39-2-486: black screen after grub menu

On Tue, 2011-06-28 at 21:40 -0400, Brent S. Elmer wrote:
> Package: linux-2.6
> Version: 2.6.39-2
> Severity: grave
> Justification: renders package unusable
> My computer never boots with 2.6.39-2-486 or 2.6.38.  Currently I am running a
> custom built 2.6.30 kernel.

Please could yo test some of the earlier versions from
<http://snapshot.debian.org/package/linux-2.6/> to find which was the
last working version?

> When I boot with 2.6.39 or 2.6.38 the screen goes
> black after I select the kernel in grub.  Nothing ever comes up.  cntl-alt-f1
> does nothing.  This happens whether I have modeset=1 or 0.  I have a radeon
> graphics card.

What if you select the 'recovery mode' menu item?  Do you see any
messages from the kernel?


Ben Hutchings
In a hierarchy, every employee tends to rise to his level of incompetence.

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