Blank screen on boot HP Pavilion G7 w/ Slackware [SOLVED]
Today I had a task of installing Slackware 13.37 on HP Pavilion G7 notebook. Install went fine. After installing, I rebooted and somewhere in the middle the screen goes black without any clue if boot-up is continuing or not. The fix was rather simple, just add nomodeset to kernel boot options. If you use standard lilo.conf, it might look like this:
append=" nomodeset vt.default_utf8=1"
Easiest way to change the setting is to add the option manually while booting: when Lilo prompt shows up, just type:
When the system boots up, you can edit lilo.conf and then don't forget to reinstall boot loader by just typing:
as root user.Tweet to @mbabuskov Tweet Milan Babuškov, 2012-08-22