Petr Vandrovec wrote:
> On 11 Apr 01 at 14:55, Chris Meadors wrote:
> > I would like to see this fixed as much as anyone (even complained to the
> > XFree people from SuSE last ALS). But I don't think the fix should be in
> > the kernel. XF4 needs to be fixed. The problem doesn't just effect the
> > maxtroxfb, but also the vgacon video mode selection.
> But only users using matroxfb complains to me and/or to linux-kernel ;-)
> You know, it worked last week, but it does not work anymore today. And
> only thing I changed was kernel. So it must be in kernel...
> > If I put anything other than "normal" or "extended" in the "vga=" line of
> > my lilo.conf the machine starts okay, but upon exiting X bad stuff
> It is first time I see that other drivers than mga one has troubles.
I think he's referrig to the matrox cards. I have mentioned this
happening to me in this list. I've a G450, if I use anything other than
'normal', going in and out of X makes my text console go blank. I don't
use the frame buffer, by the way.
> > I don't use the matroxfb driver so this patch wouldn't help me, and is
> > also why I say XFree 4.0 needs to be fixed.
> Buy matrox and use matroxfb. It will fix problem for you, then...
If the problem occurs whithout the frame buffer on, the problem seems to
be on the X server.
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