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How do you refresh or reinitialize the screen in Mandrake 10.0 text mode?
I am getting some pretty ugly screen corruption...but it still accepts commands and stuff. I can barely read it, but it is functional. I would like to reset the text mode to 80x25 mode because it seems to be in something higher like 800x600.
As a side note, I'm running mandrake in vmware, and this happens whenever I kill X. When I am working in X and when the system is booting up in text mode, it looks perfect.
Maybe the command ¨reset¨ will help. It doesn´t change the mode, but clears the screen, like the ¨cls¨ command in DOS.
I think the console cannot be switched from framebuffer to normal text mode while running.
To see the video mode in framebuffer console type "fbset". The refresh rate may not be true, but it shows the resolution, however I´m afraid I can´t suggest you a way to reinitialise the console, except booting in standart text mode.