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Re: [opensuse-factory] Lenovo T410s (11.2 black screen in runlevel 3, 5)
  • From: "Martin A. Brown" <martin@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 29 Apr 2010 08:48:03 -0400
  • Message-id: <alpine.LNX.2.00.1004290841160.29873@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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I tried this ISO: openSUSE-NET-x86_64-Build0577-Media.iso

I'm not sure exactly where the installation failed, but the
installer dropped to the curses based interface at some point and
declared that the installation had failed. I will install again (as
I can snatch time today) and try to produce a better report.

What might be useful information?

: > I have a Lenovo T410s. I have the output of 'hwinfo', which I will
: > happily share. I'm not sending it here, since somebody may want it
: > in a particular place or may not want it at all.
: >
: > I tried installing 11.2, which installs beautifully, but fails on
: > boot, whether I boot to runlevel 3 or 5.
:
: It would be interesting, which kind of graphics card this machine
: has (just "lspci -n|grep 0300; lspci|grep VGA", not the full
: hwinfo/whatever).

This was the output of: lspci -vns 00:02.0

00:02.0 0300: 8086:0046 (rev 02) (prog-if 00 [VGA controller])
Subsystem: 17aa:21c1
Flags: bus master, fast devsel, latency 0, IRQ 30
Memory at f2000000 (64-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=4M]
Memory at d0000000 (64-bit, prefetchable) [size=256M]
I/O ports at 1800 [size=8]
Expansion ROM at <unassigned> [disabled]
Capabilities: [90] MSI: Enable+ Count=1/1 Maskable- 64bit-
Capabilities: [d0] Power Management version 2
Capabilities: [a4] PCI Advanced Features
Kernel driver in use: i915

What else could I supply?

Thanks all for your assistance,

- -Martin

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Martin A. Brown --- Wonderfrog Heavy Industries --- martin@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx

"I'm trying to ovoid him, but he keeps circling!"
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