Subject: Re: Neat!
To: Peter Seebach <email@example.com>
From: Andrew Gillham <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 09/18/2001 13:09:55
On Tue, Sep 18, 2001 at 03:07:34PM -0500, Peter Seebach wrote:
> In message <200109182000.f8IK07m02090@ginger.cmf.nrl.navy.mil>, Ken Hornstein w
> >>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
-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