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Re: Latest kernel gives blank screen when it boots




Frank McCormick composed on 2018-12-01 17:19 (UTC-0500):

> Felix Miata wrote:

>> Frank McCormick composed on 2018-12-01 14:12 (UTC-0500):
>> ...
>>> Can anyone help? Where should I look first.

>> Try purging xserver-xorg-video-intel and restarting the server. Last official release of that
>> driver was over 4 years ago.

>> https://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?page=news_item&px=Ubuntu-Debian-Abandon-Intel-DDX

>     I've been using nomodeset for a while. Seems to be a more serios problem.

Maybe that's precisely the problem. Nomodeset is a cmdline (boot) parameter that blocks use of
both competent X drivers for Intel's current century GPUs, modesetting and intel. What's your
Xorg.0.log report, or output from 'inxi -Gxx'?
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