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SubjectRe: Problem when closing SLIP connection pre2.0.4 and pre 2.0.6
On Tue, 21 May 1996, Ulrich Windl wrote:

> On 20 May 96 at 13:29, wrote:
> > Whenever I fire up a slip connection (via dip -k) the screen goes blank.
> > The system is still running because I can login via a virtual console.
> > According to ps it seems all processes are still running. This started to
> > happen about a week ago, I am not sure which kernel version started the problem
> > but know both pre-2.0.4 and pre-2.0.6 suffer from this problem.
> >
> > Does anybody else experience the same problem?
> > Could it be related to the accelerated xserver I am running?
> Not an answer, but my screen also becomes black for an ionstant when
> I use "clock -r" to read the CMOS clock. It seems it only happens
> when I do this for the first time. I never wanted to report this, but
> now...

It looks like you are changing the system time a little bit, so the
screensaver thinks: "Oh, another 10 minutes are gone, time to do my job...".

Fritz "who dances with the Linux" Ganter.

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