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Old 03-01-2004, 04:33 PM   #1
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Garbaged console after quitting X


Hey everyone!

I've had a really disturbing problem lately, but haven't given a shot on it yet.
When I exit X in any way, or just switching to console by using the CTRL+ALT+F-keys,
the console screen gets filled with garbage symbols (colored squares replacing all
the text, can't see or read what i type). Have someone had this problem?

Regards, raccoon
 
Old 03-01-2004, 05:14 PM   #2
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I haven't presonally experienced anything the like...

Can you type reset in the console?


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Old 03-01-2004, 06:40 PM   #3
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"colored squares" is a symptom of non-refreshed VGA memory.
Any refreshing issues yet ?
 
Old 03-01-2004, 09:10 PM   #4
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i also get that, only i only got it after switching from xfree86 to xerver, i think its a problem with the code or somthing
 
Old 03-02-2004, 02:00 AM   #5
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Quote:
Originally posted by Tinkster
I haven't presonally experienced anything the like...

Can you type reset in the console?


Cheers,
Tink
That doesn't solve it, I'm afraid :/

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Originally posted by SciYro
i also get that, only i only got it after switching from xfree86 to xerver, i think its a problem with the code or somthing
I'm still using XFree86 though, what could be the problem?

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[i]Originally posted by membrax/i]
"colored squares" is a symptom of non-refreshed VGA memory.
Any refreshing issues yet ?
'Refreshing issues'?

Last edited by raccoon; 03-02-2004 at 02:01 AM.
 
Old 03-02-2004, 06:16 AM   #6
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if you ahve it in xfree86? now im curious, ok, type this in to see what happens:
startx 2> errors
after everything starts up, press control alt delet to quit, then on reboot see if anything got recored in the error file, if it did then post it

2nd thought, jsut type
xf86config
cuse from other posts iv ran across it was teh refresh problem or somthing like that i think , membrax was right it looks like

Last edited by SciYro; 03-02-2004 at 08:11 AM.
 
Old 03-03-2004, 05:55 AM   #7
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if you ahve it in xfree86? now im curious, ok, type this in to see what happens:
startx 2> errors
after everything starts up, press control alt delet to quit, then on reboot see if anything got recored in the error file, if it did then post it

2nd thought, jsut type
xf86config
cuse from other posts iv ran across it was teh refresh problem or somthing like that i think , membrax was right it looks like
XFree86 works like a charm though, no problems at all there. The problem is when I go from X out to the console (by switching to it, or shutting down X).
 
Old 03-03-2004, 06:17 AM   #8
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yea, but it has to be the refhresh like he said, its the only possibility left, im to lazy to run my X mode use i use xserver and that i ahve to type in teh config options every time, so i rarly try and get it to work , i got console stuff to do and i dont wanna lose it
 
  


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