Re: 2.5.75 doesn't boot at all on x86

Dave Jones (
Sun, 13 Jul 2003 22:12:27 +0100

On Sun, Jul 13, 2003 at 03:50:31PM +0200, Anthony Lichnewsky wrote:
> After lilo, the kernel is uncompressed, then the screen goes black.
> the traditional init message is not even displayed
> ( INIT version 2.85 booting ).
> It accepts Ctrl+Alt+Suppr for reboot. but that's it.
> I checked that CONFIG_VT, CONFIG_VGA_CONSOLE are set in my .config.
> I suspect the initrd image is not loaded correctly, but I don't have any
> real clue. It was generated with mkinitrd version 3.4.43.
> Any Idea of what it might be ?

Try CONFIG_VIDEO_SELECT=n. If that doesn't help, post your .config.
(That config option really needs to tighten up what it does in
its EDID parser, see
which still isn't fixed...)

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