Re: [linux-dell-laptops] X Server no longer works in Linux... (details follow)
- Edwin Chiu wrote:
> Here is the sequence of events:
> Inspiron 5000, Mobile Celeron 450, Bios A03
> Upgrade to 2.2.17 kernel.
> vga=2 or vga=extended
> Rebooted, screen blanks out during bootup and flickers a little....
> Rebooted using older kernel, removed "vga" lines from lilo
> Reboot, 2.2.17 kernel works now
> That's it for linux at that point
> Rebooted into Windows 2000, upgraded to the newest Dell ATI drivers and
> Maestro drivers
> Rebooted, works fine.
> Today, reooted into 2.2.17 kernel and X-Server starts w/o a hitch, but
> screen is totally blank
> Rebooted into 2.2.16 kernel and 2.2.14 stock redhat kernel, both do not
> I'm at a complete loss at what to do now. I've turned off my computer
> several times, rebooted into win98 and then into Linux. etc. etc.
> Any comments welcomed...
Please explain "reooted into 2.2.17 kernel and X-Server starts w/o a
hitch, but screen is totally blank" in a little more detail.
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