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Old 01-24-2005, 04:46 PM   #1
Registered: Oct 2003
Distribution: debian
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garbage characters when switched to text mode


I recently finished installing a debian woody install. Worked fine before installing X Windows. After installing X Windows, whenever I switch to text mode, I get "garbage" characters - ie, characters get scattered all over the screen. I believe this has to do with X Windows. A year and a half ago after I installed RedHat 8.0, it had the same problem. Being it was a disc bought from RedHat I was able to get tech support and they gave me the fix, and it worked, but I can't remember what it was. I vaguely remember changing a script in one of the X Windows files, but not sure...

Has anyone run across this?


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