[conspire] new laptop Fedora 13 with NVIDIA graphics card - yum update - now only blank screen
ehud.kaldor at gmail.com
Sun Sep 19 13:43:40 PDT 2010
Even during boot? Do you see the fedora screen while it loads and then goes
black, or not even that?
> On Sun, Sep 19, 2010 at 10:41 AM, Ehud Kaldor <ehud.kaldor at gmail.com>
>> had that a couple of days ago. i think there was a kernel update that
>> the NVIDIA kmod (if you are using it). you can try and login to a
>> text console (after boot is done, hold ctrl+alt+F2 or F3) and run dmesg
>> cat /var/log/messages to look for specific errors.
>> anyway, i would recommend setting few seconds pause on the kernel
>> screen of grub and boot to a previous kernel.
> I guess I did not explain my situation.
> I have a black blank screen. I see nothing just a black screen. I see
> nothing when I try to boot or do a cold shutdown.
> Thank you
> Darlene Wallach
>> On Sun, Sep 19, 2010 at 10:29 AM, Darlene Wallach
>> <freepalestin at dslextreme.com> wrote:
>>> I purchased a new laptop from Linux Certified with Fedora 13 installed.
>>> I did "yum update". Now I only have a blank screen when I try to boot
>>> the laptop. Since I can't see anything I have no idea what is going
>>> I did the yum update yesterday. I thought I had rebooted successfully
>>> and left the laptop on with the power supply plugged in and the cover
>>> down. Now I only see a blank screen. I did a hard shutdown and when I
>>> try to boot, I only get a blank screen.
>>> I tried putting a Fedora 11 live CD and still only get a blank screen.
>>> Any suggestions?
>>> Thank you
>>> Darlene Wallach
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