jonorland at gmail.com
Wed Feb 6 12:19:09 UTC 2008
On Feb 5, 2008 2:35 PM, Constantinos Maltezos <pandarsson at yahoo.com> wrote:
> Hi. I'm new to the list.
> I have three issues that I'm hoping someone can help me with. I have googled
> my butt off and haven't found anything to resolve them. I've found answers
> that seem to have worked for some, but I have no such luck.
> First, a little information. I'm using Gutsy (7.10). I have it on a 10
> gigabyte partition on my Compaq Presario V5000 laptop. It has an AMD Turion
> 64 CPU and an ATI graphics chip. A Broadcom wireless network chip
> (fortunately got that working with ndiswrapper). And everything is working
> beautifully but for the following issues.
> 1. The console.
> After I choose to boot Kubuntu from Grub, I get a black screen. It remains
> black until X starts. After, if I go to the first console (ctrl+alt+f1), the
> font is huge and the resolution appears to extend below the bottom of the
> monitor. And then, when I shut down, I get a black screen again.
I have exact same problem. Black screen while booting and shutting down and low
resulotion in console mode (I often work in console and are used to
As I understand it it's because vesafb don't work with 64 bit OS and never will.
If I remember right it is fixed in Hardy by using uvesafb
instead. It will probebly don't be fixed for Gutsy as so many other things.
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