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Re: [SLE] Blank monitor after switching between virtual consoles
  • From: Christopher Mahmood <ckm@xxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 1 Nov 2001 14:35:18 -0800
  • Message-id: <20011101143518.F3045@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
* David List (david@xxxxxxxxxxxx) [011101 14:06]:
> On Thursday 01 November 2001 22:14, Christopher Mahmood wrote:
> > The latest I've heard from development is:
> > Framebuffer support for G200/G400/G450/G550 boards is supposed to be
> > automatically disabled as of 7.3 and other Matrox boards are used
> > with 'Option "NoHal'
>
> Is that it? Do you mean that if I put that option in the XF86Config myself,
> it should work?

X isn't really my bag, but the docs suggest that NoHal disables a
library that has known problems with the framebuffer. So if you
need the framebuffer for some reason you might want to try it.
Otherwise, I'd just avoid using the framebuffer.

Thanks for the output, I'll send it along right now.

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-ckm

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