Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 1280129
Screen black after modeset during boot
Last modified: 2016-12-20 10:39:43 EST
Description of problem:
I just updated my Intel iMac5,1 to Fedora 23. After doing so, booting results in a black screen after the initial modeset early in the boot process. The computer has a ATI RV530/M56-P Mobility Radeon X1600 graphics adapter.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Update an iMac5,1 to Fedora 23
The screen goes black upon modesetting. Boot seems to continue even though the screen is blank.
Booting kernel-4.2.3-200.fc22.x86_64 works.
Please try the 4.2.6 kernel in updates-testing.
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