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Re: 2.4.20-ben10 on Powerbook 12": nvidia progress, console buggy

On Fri, 2003-04-04 at 02:27, Orion Buckminster Montoya wrote:
> I am thrilled to report that with 2.4.20-ben10 rsynced this evening I
> can quit X and get the console back, or switch between X and virtual
> consoles, thanks apparently to the "major rivafb updates from Paul
> Richards & others".
> I'll try to find out on my own why this is, but now the console has
> problems: it boots up into what looks like 800x600 or possibly even
> 640x480 (80x24 characters) centered on the screen, and it can't really
> handle text properly -- certainly not ncurses applications, but even
> "reset" and "clear" and ^L don't clean it up, so it's unusable.
> But I'm happy to be able to quit X, now.

Interesting. This is a GeForce4 MX, right ? It should be 640x480
but maybe something is still wrong in the driver...


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