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Re: X affecting console text color??

On Fri, May 30, 2008 at 5:10 AM, Sjoerd Hiemstra <shiems146@kpnplanet.nl> wrote:
> Hi,
> My console text has the default light gray color - until X is started.
> When going from X to the console with Ctrl-Alt-F2, the console
> foreground color has turned to dark gray, hardly readable on the black
> background.
> Even after logging out of X, back into the console, the console text
> remains dark gray.
> Only after restarting the computer, the default light gray text color
> has returned.
> This phenomenon started 1 or 2 weeks ago, during a lenny upgrade
> involving a large number of files that had 'xorg' in their names.
> Anyone else having this?
> How could X affect the default console text color?
> Where is the default console foreground color determined anyway, and
> could I at least correct it manually?

On Sid I had this problem for a long time (months), but it seems to have
stopped within the past few days. I never really bothered to investigate it
(too busy). Maybe whatever fixed it in Sid will trickle down soon.

Kelly Clowers

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