Subject: Re: X11 on iBook G4: flickering screen
To: Emmanuel Dreyfus <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Matthieu Herrb <email@example.com>
Date: 06/24/2004 16:47:32
Emmanuel Dreyfus wrote:
> Emmanuel Dreyfus <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>>>Try the attached patch (from Rene Rebe, Rock Linux)
>>>It fixed the similar problem many people had on iBooks under OpenBSD.
>>That indeed fix the problem.
> I spoke too fast. X works well, but when X quits, it leaves a black
> screen, the console won't work at all. Do you have another magic patch
> for that one? Otherwise I'll investigate...
Did text mode restoration work before ? On my iBook G3 800 it never
worked, leaving with that scary melting screen effect.
You may try to backout the last part of the patch which if I understand
things right only affect restoration of the text mode.
I think this patch is safe, but I'm not really authoritative about drivers.