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Re: Console corruption with newport & XFree86

To: Greg MATTHEWS <G.Matthews@cs.ucl.ac.uk>
Subject: Re: Console corruption with newport & XFree86
From: Guido Guenther <agx@sigxcpu.org>
Date: Tue, 18 Dec 2001 12:27:39 +0100
Cc: linux-mips@oss.sgi.com, debian-mips@lists.debian.org
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On Tue, Dec 18, 2001 at 10:34:19AM +0000, Greg MATTHEWS wrote:
> under what circumstances does corruption take place on the relevant newport?
You start X and switch back to the console(CTRL-ALT-F1) and your screen
becomes completely black - switching back to X works fine though. It's
actually the reading of the old colormap data on server *startup* that
fails on these boards.
 -- Guido

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