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Re: problem with ctrl+alt+f7

You may want to try commenting out the Load "dri" entry in X config file.
Saw a similar problem when configure for local xsession and remote
xsession to another host on vt10.

On Wed, 2 Nov 2005, mikes kikou wrote:

> i have a serious problem when trying to switch form a console to x
> with ctrl+alt+f7(or alt+f7).
> when i do this, my computer stops responding and the only solution is
> the reset button
> i use debian sarge 3.1 with kde 3.4.1(same problem with default kde),
> and kernel 2.6.12(same problem with 2.6.8)
> my graphics card is an ati radeon 9600 pro and i 've installed the
> driver from: xoomer.virgilio.it/flavio.stanchina/
> debian/fglrx-installer.html.
> a strange "solution" to my problem is :
> /etc/init.d/kdm stop and then start. then my problem dissappears.(same with xdm)
> i uninsrtalled xdm and kdm and logged with startx, and i had the same problem.
> i have to mention that all the above happen after installing the fglrx driver.
> i've searched the whole net and i discovered that maybe i m the only
> debian user these days having this problem.
> any ideas??
> (sorry for the bad english-)
> michalis from greece

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