Re: Latest kernel gives blank screen when it boots
On Sat, 29 Dec 2018, Martin wrote:
> Date: Sat, 29 Dec 2018 05:55:23
> From: Martin <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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> Subject: Re: Latest kernel gives blank screen when it boots
> Resent-Date: Sat, 29 Dec 2018 11:12:07 +0000 (UTC)
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> I faced the same problem for 3 days until I found your thread here. Tried to
> setup an old laptop with Intel graphics with Debian testing 9.6. The laptop
> was running Lubuntu for years happily. inxi reports it only as "Intel Core
> Processors Integrated Graphics".
> I could only avoid the black screen on boot after grub with "nomodeset" but
> then was stuck with 1024x768 px and xrandr reported my display only as
> Maybe to help someone else finding this, here is a list of things I tried
> WITHOUT ANY effect:
> - Install: firmware-linux-nonfree firmware-misc-nonfree
> - CONFIG_FRAMEBUFFER_CONSOLE=y was already active
> Setting various grub parameters:
> - i915.preliminary_hw_support=1
> - i915.modeset=1 video=LVDS-1:d"
> - intel_idle.max_cstate=1
> - acpi_osi=linux
> - acpi_backlight=vendor
> I downgrade to 4.9.0-8 from stable cause nothing in between was offered. How
> can I downgrade to only 4.18.0-2? Or have you tried 4.19 in the meantime?
> Best regards,
I always get a blank screen when running linux, that's why I install
using the s boot parameter and can hear everything being spoken.
alt-super-s gets me gnome-orca once that gets installed too. I never had
enough money to afford a braille screen so the speech is helpful.