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[Bug 1380986] Re: Ubuntu 14.04 server boots to blank screen


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** Package changed: ubuntu => linux (Ubuntu)

** Changed in: linux (Ubuntu)
   Importance: Undecided => Low

** Changed in: linux (Ubuntu)
       Status: New => Incomplete

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  Ubuntu 14.04 server boots to blank screen

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Bug description:
  I have just performed a from-scratch installation of Ubuntu Server
  14.04 i386 on a FitPC2i. The installation went perfectly however on
  the reboot the monitor goes in to standby. This is the following
  sequence on boot:

  * BIOS Screen shows
  * Grub menu shows and automatically selects the default option
  * Ubuntu starts to load, I can see all the services starting up in the console (although it moves so quickly I can't really read much of what is going on )
  * Ubuntu load seems to complete, the monitor suddenly goes in to standby

  Despite the monitor going in to standby the system seems to be running
  as I can do the following:

  * login
  * type sudo shutdown -P now (enter sudo password)
  * The system shuts down

  This seems to be the same issue (same hardware, same Ubuntu version)
  as reported here (unsolved):
  http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2229592 hence raising this as
  a bug.

  I'm trying to think how I can get some output from the device so I can
  troubleshoot this issue. I opted to install openssh during
  installation and tried to connect a cable to eth0 however eth0 doesn't
  seem to be requesting an IP from my dhcp server. Is this the default
  behaviour of Ubuntu server? If I can somehow give this interface an IP
  then I should be able to SSH to it to get more information.

  Most grateful for help on this as I'm very keen to get 14.04 running
  on this machine.

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