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Laptop Black Screen on Battery

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TheLamerLinux:
Hello,

When I boot my laptop up without the charger plug in I get nothing but a black screen. But when I boot my laptop up with charger connected it boots fine.

Without the charger I can see the boot splash screen but guessing when it passes the boot splash screen it doesnít take me to LightDM it just gives me a black screen.

Other distros it takes me to the login screen with or without the charger plugged in.

Hereís the computer specs:
CPU: AMD Ryzen 5 3500U
GPU: AMD Vega
Ram: 16GB

Thank you

TheDead:
Hi!

Was the computer turned OFF with "Shutdown"? Just in case it's an power hibernation issue...

TheLamerLinux:
Yes, the laptop will be completely off. Then Iíll turn it on I get the boot splash screen then a black screen

TheDead:
There seems to be an issue with Ryzen GPU... there is another thread on the subject.
A kernel and/or video driver upgrade could be needed.

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