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Re: Bug#237393: xserver-xfree86: Screen blanking seems to have stopped working

On Tue, Mar 16, 2004 at 12:35:55PM +0100, Christian Guggenberger wrote:
> On 16.03.2004   11:22 Branden Robinson wrote:
> >> > See, if things work better with the i810 instead of vesa driver.
> >IMO, that's not a fix per se.  The vesa driver and i810 driver are
> >separate things.
> >
> >Using the i810 driver instead of the vesa driver to resolve the issue
> >(hang on VT switch) is a workaround, not a fix.
> >
> never said anything else. But I think, it's good to "educate" people to use 
> drivers specific to their video card instead of the generic vesa driver - 
> at least for the onboard intels.

We appear to be in vigorous agreement.  Thanks for the clarification. :)

G. Branden Robinson                |    I've made up my mind.  Don't try to
Debian GNU/Linux                   |    confuse me with the facts.
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