[CentOS] CentOS 5.7 gives me a blank screen after bootup

Wed Nov 2 20:32:51 UTC 2011
Rudi Ahlers <Rudi at SoftDux.com>

On Wed, Nov 2, 2011 at 8:29 PM, Scott Robbins <scottro at nyc.rr.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 02, 2011 at 08:14:17PM +0200, Rudi Ahlers wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> I have an odd problem, for which I couldn't find any suggestions on google.
>> A CentOS 5.7x64 gives me a blank screen on bootup, both to the 17" LCD
>> monitor connected to the VGA port, and to the KVMOVIP device
>> built-into the server,
> This sometimes seems to happen when it goes into framebuffer.
> Sometimes, it's an NVidia card trying to use nouveau, sometimes, the fb
> module is missing, but it's never something I've investigated that
> thoroughly.
> I see from your menu that you're running a xen kernel. I'm afraid I'm
> not at all familiar with them.  However, you might try (no guarantee)
> using nomodeset in the places where you have nofb.

Thank you Scott, but that didn't seem to help much, unfortunately.

Kind Regards
Rudi Ahlers

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