Subject: Re: XFree 4.0
To: Greywolf <>
From: Oleg Polyanski <>
List: current-users
Date: 03/14/2000 01:36:49
>>>>> "G" == Greywolf  writes:

 G> On Mon, 13 Mar 2000, Hubert Feyrer wrote: # > On a side note, I was
 G> wondering if anybody ever had problems with it # > killing the console on
 G> exit. It seems to happen to me when I shut down the # > X server while
 G> there's heavy disk activity going on, the console doesn't # > return to
 G> text mode and I'm left with an image of X on the screen. I can # > login
 G> via ssh to the box and start X from there, and X still works but the # >
 G> console never returns to its' state. I'm using the ati driver with a 2
 G> meg # > PCI ATI 3D Rage II+DVD.  # # Exactly the same happens for me on
 G> 1.4.2.

 G> I get this only occasionally; I find it happens much less frequently if I
 G> don't configure in XKB support during the xf86config phase.

        It has nothing with XKB support. This problem appeared two-three-four
        months ago  (don't remember exactly  when). Unfortunately, I  have no
        idea how to hunt this problem without serial console. Here, @ home.

 G> [that and the xkb support keeps losing key state change events, i.e.
 G> transitions between depressed and released.]