[Bug 699802] Re: error:: no video mode activated

Colin Watson cjwatson at canonical.com
Thu Sep 27 02:11:34 UTC 2012

Brian, it works the other way round.  I need to know that it's actually
been fixed in the (lower-risk) development release before backporting to
the (higher-risk) development release.  I don't mind if a relatively
small number of people are able to respond initially.

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Bug description:
  Binary package hint: grub-pc

  On my laptop I am getting "error: no video mode activated." message from grub on system boot (in standard VGA mode). After that kernel loads and sets proper resolution (1366x768).
  Architecture: amd64
  DistroRelease: Ubuntu 11.04
  Package: grub-pc 1.99~20110104-2ubuntu1
  PackageArchitecture: amd64
  ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 2.6.37-12.26-generic 2.6.37
  Tags: natty
  Uname: Linux 2.6.37-12-generic x86_64
  UserGroups: adm admin cdrom dialout lpadmin plugdev sambashare

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