[lfs-support] Blank screen when booting with 3.13.3 kernel. - LFS 7.5

Armin K. krejzi at email.com
Wed Mar 12 07:54:16 PDT 2014

On 03/12/2014 03:46 PM, rhubarbpieguy at gmail.com wrote:
> I've built LFS 7.5 with the 3.13.3 kernel but receive a blank screen 
> upon booting.  As an experiment, I unselected AGP Support in my kernel 
> configuration and can successfully boot.  My thinking was perhaps 
> there's a problem with AGP support.
> However, as I'm running LFS/BLFS 7.4, I compiled that 3.10.10 kernel in 
> my LFS 7.5 build and CAN successfully with with AGP support.  I compiled 
> the kernel with the same .config I used when compiling the LFS 7.5 
> 3.13.3 kernel.  I also received a blank screen with the 3.13.5 kernel, 
> so the problem isn't unique to 3.13.3.
> It appears there's a problem with newer kernels.  However, I certainly 
> can't ignore the possibility of user error, as that's my "talent."  A 
> few questions:
> Does it make sense it's a kernel version problem?
> If not, what might I have done wrong?
> Will there be problems running an older kernel (3.10.10) than the kernel 
> with which I built LFS 7.5 (3.13.3)?

Have you enabled framebuffer console? CONFIG_FRAMEBUFFER_CONSOLE=y

Note: My last name is not Krejzi.

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