Sarge nits: console resized, kernel vga parameter over-ridden, and dead keys.
Hi. I have three niggling little problems I'm hoping someone can help
me with. I'm running stock Sarge on a Dell Inspiron 4000 with
xserver-xfree86 (ATI Rage Mobility M3 AGP 2x (rev 02)), stock kernel
- At boot, my console window is resized down to a smaller than
full-screen box inside a black border. How can I eliminate that?
Is this vesafb related, and what's the simplest solution for
fixing or disabling it? Once X starts, it (correctly) takes up
the full screen again, until I kill X.
- Part way through the boot sequence, something in
/etc/init.d/console.sh (I assume) overrides my kernel command line
parameter "vga=2". How can I disable this?
- My "p" and "P" keypresses just blink at me in mysql-client. I
have to use <CTRL>-v to make it accept these. The command line
mysql-client is the only environment I've found which exhibits
None of these problems existed when I was running Woody. The X FAQ
mentioned in /var/log/XFree86.0.log has nothing on these that I can
find, and I've so far failed to find mention of them in the list
archives. Suggestions appreciated.
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