Bug 1317143 - Black screen on Lenovo Thinkpad Yoga 260 unless using "nolapic" boot option
Black screen on Lenovo Thinkpad Yoga 260 unless using "nolapic" boot option
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
x86_64 Linux
unspecified Severity high
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Assigned To: Kernel Maintainer List
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2016-03-12 08:20 EST by Jonas Thiem
Modified: 2016-07-04 03:15 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2016-07-03 22:57:16 EDT
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Description Jonas Thiem 2016-03-12 08:20:39 EST
Description of problem:
Booting on Lenovo Thinkpad Yoga 260 will always lead to an instant black screen, unless using "nolapic" boot option. This affects:

* LiveCD regular mode
* LiveCD simple graphics callback mode
* Installed system booting from hard disk

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Steps to Reproduce:
1. Put livecd on usb stick
2. Boot
3. Choose to start the live mode in the grub menu coming up from the live cd

Actual results:
Instant black screen

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Comment 1 Jonas Thiem 2016-07-03 21:13:35 EDT
This is now fixed with the latest updated Fedora 24 (the installer disk of Fedora 24 before updating might still suffer from this issue though) - or anything running kernel 4.6 or later, where the issue was fixed
Comment 2 Josh Boyer 2016-07-03 22:57:16 EDT
Thanks for letting us know.
Comment 3 Jonas Thiem 2016-07-04 03:15:33 EDT
(related upstream bug for the curious: https://bugzilla.kernel.org/show_bug.cgi?id=110941 )

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