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

Wed Nov 2 20:41:41 UTC 2011
Ljubomir Ljubojevic <office at plnet.rs>

Vreme: 11/02/2011 09:32 PM, Rudi Ahlers piše:
> 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.

Where are older kernels?

And have you filed a bug report?


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