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SubjectRe: [2.4.23] cursor dissapears in framebuffer console after switching back from X
On Thu, 11 Dec 2003 18:59:55 -0500
Gene Heskett <gene.heskett@verizon.net> wrote:

> 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.

I don't have a VESA framebuffer enabled. Only tdfx.o.

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> Cheers, Gene
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