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Bug#240656: xserver-xfree86: 5 second lock when switching from console to X with XFree 4.3

retitle 240656 xserver-xfree86: [mga] hangs for 5 seconds when switching from console to X VT on MGA G400 AGP rev 4
tag 240656 = upstream

On Tue, Mar 30, 2004 at 12:00:04PM +0200, Marco Herrn wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 29, 2004 at 05:14:50PM -0500, Branden Robinson wrote:
> > It might be that the card is being re-POSTed.
> What does this mean? I am not very familiar with hardware specific
> things.

POST = Power On Self Test.  If a video card locks up, some XFree86 video
drivers know how to reset them.

> > > Contents of most recent XFree86 X server log file
> > > /var/log/XFree86.0.log:
> > 
> > Can you please mail this bug the contents of this file?
> The file is attached to this mail.


G. Branden Robinson                |     Software engineering: that part of
Debian GNU/Linux                   |     computer science which is too
branden@debian.org                 |     difficult for the computer
http://people.debian.org/~branden/ |     scientist.

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