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Re: Installation of NetBSD 5.99.44 and resulting problems

On Thu, Feb 3, 2011 at 7:44 AM,  <> wrote:
> On Wed, 02 Feb 2011 06:11:31 +0000
> "Thomas Mueller" <> wrote:
>> > I wonder if vbetool could fix your blank screen after exiting X.  Also
>> > did you try changing the screen brightness and switching to different
>> > tty's?
>> This issue might be related to the following PR:
>> xsrc/40322
>> (
>> Matt
> Maybe on the right track, but not a perfect match, but close enough to be 
> useful.
> I can go to X and see the screen, but then when I return or switch to text 
> console, all is dark.
> It seems this bug has been around for some time, affects 5.1 and 5.1_STABLE 
> too.
> As for being an xorg bug, I don't get this problem in Linux or FreeBSD, no 
> problem going to X and back.
> It takes an awful lot of time to keep updating NetBSD-current, and I don't 
> wish to take this time until I get some indication that the bug is fixed.
> Now I can read my NetBSD 5.1_STABLE installation (ffsv1) and NetBSD 4.0.1 on 
> USB stick (also ffsv1) from Linux but not NetBSD 5.99.44 on USB stick (ffsv2).
> Tom

Were you able to try vbetool or xset?  Also trying some of the other
tips in the bug report like using different color modes (16bpp) or the
patch in there?

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