Bug 32423 - G400 console switching problem / lock
G400 console switching problem / lock
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: XFree86 (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Mike A. Harris
David Lawrence
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Reported: 2001-03-20 15:19 EST by Laurent CREPET
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:32 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-03-28 07:00:14 EST
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Description Laurent CREPET 2001-03-20 15:19:44 EST
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User-Agent: Mozilla/4.76 [en] (X11; U; Linux 2.2.16-22smp i686)

After starting X (init 5, or init 3 + startx) to come back to text console,
using Ctrl+Alt+F1 to F6.

  - Matrox G400 Dual Head 16 Mo
  - RH 7.0 full install, all updates installed
  - after installation, run Xconfigurator once to change the monitor

Reproducible: Always
Steps to Reproduce:
1. boot runlevel 5
2. Ctrl+Alt+F1
=> blank screen
3. Ctrl+F7
=> unable to go back to graphical login


Actual Results:  => blank screen
=> unable to go back to graphical login

Expected Results:  both available:
=> text consoles
=> graphical login
Comment 1 Mike A. Harris 2001-03-28 06:48:49 EST
I believe these type of problems might be fixed in XFree86-4.0.3-3.
You can obtain it from:


Does it fix the problem for you?
Comment 2 Laurent CREPET 2001-03-28 07:00:11 EST
I'll download 4.0.3 from your FTP directory. I hope it will fix the problem.
Comment 3 Mike A. Harris 2001-07-16 04:17:04 EDT
I cannot reproduce these problems in 4.0.3.

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