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HP EliteBook 8470p video problem with new kernel

asked 2013-02-07 13:56:05 +0000

Anonymouz gravatar image

updated 2013-10-05 10:17:28 +0000

I'm having problem with graphics on my EliteBook. Namely, immediately after leaving Grub it tries to enter the graphics mode and all I get is a flickering (no traces of text, whole screen goes black-grey in a stroboscope like way) laptop screen (external monitor is fine though - at least till the moment I try to login graphically - then it goes blank). It all started after updating the kernel, and here are the ones that were causing problems:

3.6.9-2.fc17.x86_64
3.6.10-2.fc17.x86_64  
3.6.11-1.fc17.x86_64  
3.6.11-5.fc17.x86_64  
3.7.3-101.fc17.x86_64
3.7.6-102.fc17.x86_64

Everything is working fine with 3.6.8-2.fc17.x86_64.

It's an ATI:

01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: ATI Technologies Inc Device 6841

The logs do not exhibit anything suspicious.

Xorg.logs:

messages:

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I have exactly the same equipment and the same problem. Screen goes blank after leaving GRUB. Please let me know if you find a fix for this.

ajtikka ( 2014-11-03 06:44:46 +0000 )edit

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answered 2014-03-08 15:00:33 +0000

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Try http://fpaste.org/83640/

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