Re: Upgrading 2.4 to 2.6 kernel problems
From: Jaap Haitsma (jaap_at_haitsma.org)
Date: Wed, 31 Mar 2004 23:23:37 +0200 To: email@example.com
Bill Thompson wrote:
> On Tue, 30 Mar 2004 23:32:11 +0200
> Jaap Haitsma <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>>>I upgraded my unstable system from kernel 2.4.25 to 2.6.4.
>>>I still have a couple of minor problems.
>>>2. Just after loading all the modules the screen dims and characters
>>>turn from white to dark gray, which is very hard to read and all my
>>>virtual consoles are dimmed.
> For what it's worth, I have this VC problem on my SID box as well. It
> started after an apt-get dist-upgrade this weekend. However, before then I
> was running the system on 2.6 without this problem so it may not be
> related to the kernel. My suspicion is something in the ATI driver with
> Xfree86 4.3 is causing it but I have not had the chance to track it down
> far enough to make a bug report.
> Not much help, but at least your not alone ;). When and if I find a
> solution I'll post it to the list.
I don't think it's Xfree. With me the console gets dimmed during init
before gdm gets loaded
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