no display with kernel 2.6.0

Rudi Engelbertink rudi at
Wed Dec 24 16:26:33 UTC 2003

On Wed, 24 Dec 2003, Dave Jones wrote:

> Date: Wed, 24 Dec 2003 12:35:16 +0000
> From: Dave Jones <davej at>
> Reply-To: fedora-list at
> To: fedora-list at
> Subject: Re: no display with kernel 2.6.0
> On Wed, 2003-12-24 at 09:48, Alimin Bijosono Oei wrote:
> > I downloaded kernel 2.6.0 from 
> > installed it. 
> > Problem appeared on reboot into the the new kernel. It got to the point 
> > where X was supposed to start but nothing turned up, the screen just 
> > went blank. Has anybody experienced the same thing? The installed fedora 
> > was an upgrade from RH 9 before.
> How do things go with the rawhide 2.6 kernel ?
> (Also available at

Did you set a vga=792 in the lilo.conf or in grub, this will turn off the 
screen with a 2.6 kernel.
give vga=828 a try or vga=ask

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