Re: XFree86 to X.Org: Console colors change
From: Adam Aube (aaube01_at_baker.edu)
To: firstname.lastname@example.org Date: Wed, 20 Jul 2005 11:55:55 -0400
Michael Marsh wrote:
> On 7/20/05, Andrew Sackville-West <email@example.com> wrote:
>> Adam Aube wrote:
>> > After switching from XFree86 to X.Org on Sid recently, I discovered
>> > that everytime I used Ctrl+Alt+F[n] to switch between the console and
>> > X, the background and text color on the console change to some random
>> > color.
>> I wonder if this is at all related or similar to the problems with
>> Trident graphics cars/dirvers/x.org? A couple people (okay, 2 and I'm
>> one of 'em) have had trouble with Trident cards and x.org where we only
>> get a white screen on ctrl-alt-f7 and all the virtual terminals a
>> broken/funny colors/unusable...
> It's also happening with my SuperSavage on a Thinkpad T23, FWIW. It's
> especially annoying when the seemingly random choice of foreground and
> background colors are the same.
Interesting - my video card is an ProSavage TwisterK on a Compaq 725US. Are
you using the "savage" driver for X?
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