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Bug#452622: xserver-xorg: resolution switching now causes black screen

On Nov 24, 2007 2:57 AM, Brice Goglin <Brice.Goglin@ens-lyon.org> wrote:
ariana strangelove wrote:
> Subject: xserver-xorg: resolution switching now causes black screen
> Package: xserver-xorg
> Version: 1:7.3+6
> Severity: important
> *** Please type your report below this line ***
> When switching display resolution with DRI or with Ctl-Alt-KP+/-, my
> screen in now being blanked, recovery is via Crl-Alt-bs.I haven't
> changed the nvidia modules, i know there was a new xserver-xorg-core
> around when this stopped working.

Does it work with the nv driver instead of nvidia?


I haven't tried the nv driver and I wouldn't need to switch resolution if I were using it, it's mostly fullscreen gl apps I use that need it :)  I have figured out that if i ctrl-alt-f1 and then switch back to the X console it fixes itself. workaround so i am kinda happy, it works but is inconvenient.  Anyhow there is some initialization being done on a vc switch that recently stopped being done on a mode switch.  Also, switching to a console produces a black screen too.
i will try the nv driver, but it will be in a day or two when i feel more lucid, i have a qemu problem i'm trying to fix right now.  I know it's a buffer overrun as the stack is corrupted but that leaves me wondering where...


ariana genevieve strangelove
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