Black screen upon starting up Kubuntu

Goh Lip g.lip at
Sat Mar 13 04:32:01 UTC 2010

Goh Lip wrote:

> Goh Lip wrote:

>> There is another way to boot 2.6.32-16-generic, ie.,
>> at grub menu modify and remove quiet and splash.
>> It boots okay for me too.

Aha! I think I found the culprit. It may be be the new interface, "nouveau", 
or something like that. (it's one thing to be a non-native english 
speaker, but quite another to be a non-french speller.)  :) 
Hah! When this first came up, the developers themselves spelt it wrong and 
there is an update to get the spelling write (pun intended).

When you somehow log into lucid, whatever kernel, remove this 'nouveau'.
May also be good if you leave the new 'plymouth' alone for the moment,(can't 
they get something easier to spell, like reykjavik or ahmadinejad?)

Of course, alpha's being what they are...., you might still want to try 
these out, but don't throw your production system out yet, I still have my 

S'il vous plait, aeiou
Goh Lip

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