Subject: Re: Neat!
To: Peter Seebach <>
From: Andrew Gillham <>
List: current-users
Date: 09/18/2001 13:09:55
On Tue, Sep 18, 2001 at 03:07:34PM -0500, Peter Seebach wrote:
> In message <>, Ken Hornstein w
> rites:
> >>The "restore video mode" thing just started working on my laptop; I now get
> >>the console back when leaving X.
> >>
> >>I don't know who did this, but I like it.
> >
> >So, let me understand this completely ... it just started spontaneously
> >working, or is it coincident with an upgrade?
> It was changed in the last couple of days.  I'm actually starting to
> think it has to do with video expansion; it's either a change in -current
> within the last few days, or turning off video expansion in the BIOS.

Have you rebuilt X also?  The only thing that sounds relevant:

Module Name:	xsrc
Committed By:	drochner
Date:		Fri Sep 14 16:05:04 UTC 2001

Modified Files:
	xsrc/xfree/xc/programs/Xserver/hw/xfree86/vgahw: vgaHW.c

Log Message:
-pull in a patch from current XFree86 CVS which causes the colormap
 to be saved/restored on screen switches on all systems
-save all 8 font slots instead of only one