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Bug#605716: matroxfb causes corruption in virtual consoles

tag 605716 - squeeze

Hi Manuel,

no need for a squeeze tag, we have version tracking, which will do the

Manuel Hachtkemper <hacman@math.uni-bonn.de> (02/12/2010):
> we are using matroxfb (compiled in) and
> xserver-xorg-video-mga. After booting (with grub2 and video=matroxfb
> in the grub commandline) and switching automatically to tty7 (kdm)
> everything looks well. But after switching to tty1-6 you can see the
> text of the login prompt but you can't see what you type in, or you
> can see the login prompt shifted multiple times (including see/guess
> what you type in). This bug was also reported on launchpad:
> https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/linux/+bug/581466

the best thing you could do is filing a bug upstream, although I'm not
sure -mga is maintained anyway. To do so:

It'd be nice to give us the bug number or the bug URL so that we can
track the upstream bug.


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