Re: screen goes black
On Monday 18 December 2000 04:53, Thomas Vogels wrote:
> Russell Coker <email@example.com> writes:
> > It's a Thinkpad T20, the latest series from IBM, it's one of the fastest
> > laptops on the market. It was previously working fine until I recompiled
> > my kernel (with the same version and options as before). This machine
> hmm, you didn't turn on framebuffer devices by any chance? by
I have been running framebuffer exclusively since early 1999. It wasn't an
> Can you switch vga modes? What happens if you pick another vga mode
> (vga=ask in lilo.conf, then pick another video mode)?
There's only one mode I ever use. I'll have to play with that though.
> If you reinstall/reboot into the old kernel, does the screen work as
If I can find it... I've had some problems with disk errors...
> Which X server do you use? Have you tried SVGA instead of the
> accelerated server for S3?
> The "previously working fine" sounds suspicious -- is the kernel
> the only thing you've changed? Eh, if it's the same version and
> options, why did you recompile?
I couldn't get it to build the modules without building a new kernel. I had
a new pcmcia-source package and ipsec modules I wanted to build.
Thanks for the suggestions.
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