Re: Upgradeing to 2.2 kernel broke X
Subject: Re: Upgradeing to 2.2 kernel broke X
Date: Fri, Oct 01, 1999 at 10:37:33AM +0200
In reply to:peter karlsson
Quoting peter karlsson(firstname.lastname@example.org):
> > I just upgraded to a 2.2 kernel (from 2.0.38), running a virtual framebuffer
> > (ATI Mach64), and now my X Windows doesn't work, the picture is *extremely*
> > distorted. Console mode (which also is graphics now) works just fine.
> I switched to the VESA framebuffer, and now it works. But does anyone know
> why the heck the cursor suddenly became a block instead of just an
> underscore, and how I change that?
rgrep -r "block cursor" /usr/src/linux/Doc*/*
/usr/src/linux/Documentation/Configure.help: non-blinking block
cursors which are more visible on laptop screens,
Software generated cursor
If you say Y here, you'll be able to do lots of nice things with the
cursors of your virtual consoles -- for example turn them into
non-blinking block cursors which are more visible on laptop
screens, or change their colors depending on the virtual console
they're on. See Documentation/VGA-softcursor.txt for more information.
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