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Re: Eee PC video corrupted on boot

On Sat, Mar 03, 2012 at 02:57:23PM +1300, Aidan Gauland wrote:
> I just got a Eee PC because my Aspire One is only sputtering along.  I
> just finished installing Debian squeeze and upgrading from that to
> wheezy, and now the screen goes to white noise during boot up.  It is
> certainly not X, because the Ctrl+Alt+Fx keys do nothing and, besides,
> the "corrupt" video appears when the console resolution is changed,
> which is well before X starts.  I tried booting with the kernel option
> vga=771, but it didn't make a difference.

Basic suggestion: post the actual model number of your Eee (there are many)
and the video hardware. There's probably a sticker on the keyboard somewhere
telling you exactly what video chip the thing uses.
Carl Fink                           nitpicking@nitpicking.com 

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