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Re: thinkpad A21p display restore problem when opening top in X11

On Mon, 20 Aug 2001, Peter Amstutz wrote:

> I just recently bought a Thinkpad A21p and it's a wonderful machine.  I'm
> running Debian unstable (Cid, I belive) and so far I have encountered only
> one major problem: when I close the top for just a minute and then reopen
> it, the display is almost always messed up.

1) Are you using an fb console? [the r128 fb console might not work - if so
try the vesa one]
2) Does using the fb console work around this?

> While on the subject, I have also noticed what appears to be X
> missing/dropping enter-exit messages when the pointer moves from window to
> window.  In other words, if I move the pointer around quickly, the focus
> sometimes will not be assigned to the window that the pointer is actually
> on.

I've had this happen to me on an A20p - not sure why - usually after a
susp/resume or flipping to the console and back.

Manual? We've just been pushing buttons til it works...

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