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SubjectRE: Linux-2.4.0-test10

> I have a similar hardware list and I don't observe any of these problems on
> 2.4.0-test10x. Is it possibly a hardware conflict somewhere?
>
> What I do see occasionally is if X was ever heavy on the memory usage (say
> I've run GIMP for a couple of hours) then the text console's font set gets
> trashed until the next reboot. Console driver failing to reset something?

No! The X server resets the VGA mode including resetting the fonts. See
xc/programs/Xserver/hw/xfree86/vgahw to see how XF4.0 switchs between X
and vgacon. It see under heavy pressure X fails to reset the video
hardware on it own :-(

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