Subject: 80x50 text mode not restored properly upon leaving X
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Blair Sadewitz <email@example.com>
Date: 12/15/2006 15:09:46
When I exit XFree86 or switch to another VT, my 80x50 text modes
appear as 80x25. If my first VT is 80x25, I can switch to it and
switch back to another VT, and the 80x50 text reappears again.
If I use 80x50 for my first VT, i.e. defined in the kernel, I cannot
restore 80x50 text at all!
I am using XFree86 126.96.36.199 (latest snapshot) with some of the local
changes applied (bsd_mouse.c, disabling switching to VT #1 upon
startup, i386_video.c for amd64, and a few other things).
Does this happen with NetBSD's XFree86? If it doesn't, what do I have
to change to produce the proper behavior? If it does, can this be
I have tried enabling the "VBERestore" option for the i810 driver, but
that kills my display (monitor loses sync).
Also, unrelated to this, if I use the "wskbd" protocol in XFree86, my
arrow keys do not work, but if I do not specify a protocl, they do. I
know I could just not use wskbd, but I'd like to know what I could do
to fix this as well.
Thanks for any help,
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