Re: Problems with X 4.3.0
On 10 Apr 2004, Jean-S?bastien Guay wrote:
> I am running Debian testing, and have recently upgraded to XFree86 4.3.0
> using "apt-get upgrade". I have a problem I have no idea how to solve, so I
> would appreciate a few pointers.
> If I try to change to a text terminal once X is started (using Ctrl-Alt-F1
> for example), no text is displayed. It looks as if the monitor is not
> switched back to text mode or is in an invalid frequency range, because I
> see some lines moving everywhere on the screen but no text. However, I can
> type commands and they are executed (I know because, for example, I can
> "shutdown -r now") but I have no idea why I can't see the text... And I can
> switch back to X with Ctrl-Alt-F7 just fine.
I brought this one up here a few weeks ago, and someone pointed out that
the problem seems to be related to xmodmap. I'm not sure if it is all
.xmodmap files or just the one I have, but in my case either I do
without xmodmap, or I can't switch to text terminals (and can't exit X
with Crtl-Alt-Del). If you look back in the archive a few weeks ago you
will see the thread.
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