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Old 10-02-2004, 05:55 PM   #1
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nvidia upgrade gave me huge terminal fonts


I just upgraded to the new nvidia driver. I'm running Slackware 10.0 and x.org. Running X is fine, everything looks great. But when I log out of x (KDE) and into a terminal, my screen is practically unviewable with huge letters. Luckily I remembered the commands to log back into x, and so I am able to post this. Otherwise, I would have to reboot in order to get a readable command-line. Where would I fix this? I'm using Grub, not Lilo.
 
Old 10-02-2004, 06:49 PM   #2
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if you use the frambuffer on the console it might be a compatiblity problem with your nvidia drivers from X when switching back to console. be sure to not boot with the fb device enabled. afaik there is a bootoption for the kernel-comandline to disable it, but as i don't use the fb myself i can't tell you where to switch it off. maybe a look into the kerneldocumentation will give you a hint.

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Old 10-02-2004, 06:52 PM   #3
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When I boot, I get to see the little penguin logo on the command-line screen. Does that mean I have fb device loaded?
 
Old 10-02-2004, 07:27 PM   #4
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yep.
 
  


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