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Old 11-20-2004, 08:38 AM   #1
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Unhappy startx causes console not to work!

I am using debian. After last upgrade I got some problems:
now when I start X server all consoles only displays strange flashing character
having green background colors.
When I want to close X session all consoles continue to show such characters
and are unusable.
Am using Debian/sid on Toshiba Satellite M30 with nvidia Fx 5200.
Any hints!?
I don't know any way to solve it!

Please help me!

Old 11-21-2004, 05:51 AM   #2
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just type reset in the console.... even if you cannot make out what you're typing


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