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Re: port-i386/38989: crash switching from text to graphics console

On Thu, 19 Jun 2008, wrote:
>         The system may crash when switching from a text console to a
>         graphical console, when using wscons with multiple virtual
>         consoles.

This workaround seems to help.  It's essentailly the same workaround as
I used years ago when inserting a USB disk would often fail due to lack
of memory.

    for i in $(jot 10) ; do
      dd if=/dev/zero of=/dev/null bs=16m count=400 &

--apb (Alan Barrett)

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