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[Bug 1097892] Re: Ubuntu 12.04 doesn't start on Dell Inspiron 15z laptop


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  Ubuntu 12.04 doesn't start on Dell Inspiron 15z laptop

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Bug description:
  When starting up from the grub loader, if kernels,,
  or are selected, startup does not appear to occur.  Instead,
  the screen stays blank (completely unlit), but the machine is on.
  Startup occurs normally with or earlier versions.

  Using Ubuntu 12.04.1 LTS.

  GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="acpi=noirq acpi_backlight=vendor dell_laptop.backlight=0 quiet splash"

  AlsaVersion: Advanced Linux Sound Architecture Driver Version 1.0.24.
  ApportVersion: 2.0.1-0ubuntu15.1
  Architecture: amd64
   **** List of CAPTURE Hardware Devices ****
   card 0: PCH [HDA Intel PCH], device 0: ALC269VB Analog [ALC269VB Analog]
     Subdevices: 1/1
     Subdevice #0: subdevice #0
   /dev/snd/controlC0:  jeff       1878 F.... pulseaudio
   Card hw:0 'PCH'/'HDA Intel PCH at 0xf1c00000 irq 27'
     Mixer name	: 'Intel CougarPoint HDMI'
     Components	: 'HDA:10ec0269,10280446,00100100 HDA:80862805,80860101,00100000'
     Controls      : 24
     Simple ctrls  : 11
  DistroRelease: Ubuntu 12.04
  HibernationDevice: RESUME=UUID=3b9eacc5-ade8-4285-b800-9fcbea70449f
  InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 11.04 "Natty Narwhal" - Release amd64 (20110427.1)
  MachineType: Dell Inc. Dell System XPS 15Z
  MarkForUpload: True
  Package: linux (not installed)
   0 nouveaufb
   1 inteldrmfb
  ProcKernelCmdLine: BOOT_IMAGE=/boot/vmlinuz-3.2.0-32-generic root=UUID=959463a8-797f-43dd-b276-5b614d8e609a ro reboot=pci acpi_sleep=nonvs quiet splash pcie_aspm=force acpi=noirq i915.semaphores=1 acpi_sleep=nonvs vt.handoff=7
  ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.2.0-32.51-generic 3.2.30
   linux-restricted-modules-3.2.0-32-generic N/A
   linux-backports-modules-3.2.0-32-generic  N/A
   linux-firmware                            1.79.1
  StagingDrivers: mei
  Tags:  precise staging
  Uname: Linux 3.2.0-32-generic x86_64
  UpgradeStatus: Upgraded to precise on 2012-05-17 (238 days ago)
  UserGroups: adm admin cdrom dialout lpadmin plugdev sambashare
  dmi.bios.date: 05/09/2011
  dmi.bios.vendor: Dell Inc.
  dmi.bios.version: A02
  dmi.board.name: 060G42
  dmi.board.vendor: Dell Inc.
  dmi.board.version: A00
  dmi.chassis.type: 8
  dmi.chassis.vendor: Dell Inc.
  dmi.chassis.version: 0.1
  dmi.modalias: dmi:bvnDellInc.:bvrA02:bd05/09/2011:svnDellInc.:pnDellSystemXPS15Z:pvr:rvnDellInc.:rn060G42:rvrA00:cvnDellInc.:ct8:cvr0.1:
  dmi.product.name: Dell System XPS 15Z
  dmi.sys.vendor: Dell Inc.

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