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Re: [S.u.S.E. Linux] Weird Yast screen color problem, what's going on?
- From: bb@xxxxxxxx (Bodo Bauer)
- Date: 17 Mar 1998 04:16:29 +0100
- Message-id: <6ekpud$da4$1@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> I have just run into a very perplexing problem with Yast.
> It has happened twice over the last few days while I have been
> setting up samba, rebuilding kernels , and doing alot
> of system changes.
> The symptom is Yast loses it's color screen, and comes up in
> black and white text-mode which has non-functionality
> in it.
> The non-functionality is that it refuses to let me change
> installed packages. How? Well, when you select a package
> to install, reinstall, or remove; then hit F10 for OK,
> a confirmation screen appears which says "discard changes?"
> "yes or no". If you answer no, you are returned to the selection.
> If you answer yes, you discard any change!!! So no changes
> can be made.
Use Ctrl+f+0 to emulate F10, you are having problems with the
> It happened the first time when I recompiled my kernel to
> include ppp support for my NE2000 card. I was forced to
> Things ran good, until I tried to get OSS sound drivers
> going after rebuilding my sound module for awe32 support.
> It wouldn't install saying it couldn't recompile the
> soundshield. I used to be able to run a midi program
> called drvmidi, and it reports that it can't open
> Then Yast just went out on me again; so I'm
> asking either how to restore it, or what is going on.
> The rest of the system seems to work OK.
> But I can't use yast to reinstall ncurses, do you think that
> is what is wrong?
Check your terminal settings, echo $TERM should report
'linux' on the text console.
Bodo Bauer S.u.S.E., LLC fon +1-510-835 7873
bb@xxxxxxx 458 Santa Clara Avenue fax +1-510-835 7875
<A HREF="http://www.suse.com"><A HREF="http://www.suse.com</A">http://www.suse.com</A</A>> Oakland CA, 94610 USA
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