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SubjectRe: Voodoo3 2000 is eating my chars!
On Fri, 2 Jul 2004 03:36:36 -0400
"Zephaniah E. Hull" <warp@babylon.d2dc.net> wrote:

> On Thu, Jul 01, 2004 at 08:55:27PM +0200, DervishD wrote:
> > Hi all :)
> >
> > I recently put a Voodoo3 2000 (AGP) card to my home linux box,
> > and now I have a problem in the console. When switching from X to
> > the console, some chars dissappear, or appear cut, etc. I've googled
> > for this, but with no success. Is this a known bug? Maybe an X bug?
>
> This is actually an X bug, which I thought I had fixed a long time ago
> when I was still doing 3Dfx stuff.
>
> On console switch not all the state is being restored properly,
> specificly the font is getting screwed up, simply reloading the font
> should work fine though.
>
> I no longer have either an X tree to easily play in, nor a 3Dfx card
> in a box to test with, so I'm afraid that you're going to have to bug
> the X people.

Same behavior here with Voodoo 3 2000 PCI. I just quickly switch back to X and back to the
console to get the font right, it'll mess up a character or two only quite rarely though, at most 10% of the times
when I switch. I'm not even sure it happened yet since I upgraded to XFree86 4.4.0, but I'm not 100% positive on
this.
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