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SubjectRe: [2.4.23] cursor dissapears in framebuffer console after switching back from X
On Thursday 11 December 2003 15:32, Witukind wrote:
>This is 100% reproduceable on my machine. When I boot Linux the
> cursor can be seen. then I start XFree86 and when I switch back to
> the framebuffer console with ALT-CTRL-F(x) it is not there anymore.
> I am using tdfx.o with a Voodoo 3 2000 PCI, XFree86 4.3.0
> (Slackware 9.1). If more information is needed I'll be glad to
> provide it.

This was asked by me a week or 2 back,and the answer is that in your
.config that built your kernel, you probably have both a framebuffer
for your card enabled, and a generic vesa framebuffer. Turn off the
generic framebuffer and make/reinstall your kernel.

Cheers, Gene
AMD K6-III@500mhz 320M
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