Description of problem:
After a fresh DVD install all the text in my ttys disappeared in a virus/matrix
like surreal moment. They are now useless and black. Switching terminals back
and forth between X and tty helps sometimes for some seconds and then it's all
dark again. Xorg seems to work just fine. (Ctl-Alt-F7)
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Not sure if the triggering component (Xorg) also is the main problem.
Always, every time I reboot I can see the disapearing ttys when I change back
and forth between Ctl-Alt-F1-6 and Ctl-Alt-F7. How long I have to wait for the
text erasing to start varies from seconds to two minutes.
HW: Tested with two different computers (identical models)
memtest is OK after 45 passes on one of them.
SW: Verifyed SHA1SUM of Fedora-9-i386-DVD.iso - OK.
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Fresh install of Fedora-9-i386-DVD.iso
2. Try logging in to Xorg as root => You bounce back to the login-window.
3. Switch to a tty and wait for some seconds. Surreal virus-like! Something
starts to erase my letters!
Terminals are rendered useless.
Normal terminal with predictable text-flow.
System was installed with only the root user account.
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Thanks for the bug report. We have reviewed the information you have provided
above, and there is some additional information we require that will be helpful
in our diagnosis of this issue.
Please attach your X server config file (/etc/X11/xorg.conf) and X server log
file (/var/log/Xorg.*.log) to the bug report as individual uncompressed file
attachments using the bugzilla file attachment link below.
Could you please also try to run without any /etc/X11/xorg.conf whatsoever and
let X11 autodetect your display and video card? Attach to this bug
/var/log/Xorg.0.log from this attempt as well, please.
We will review this issue again once you've had a chance to attach this information.
Thanks in advance.
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Xorg.0.log logged using the attached xorg.conf
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Xorg.1.log logged with the attached xorg.conf
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Xorg.0.log logged using no xorg.conf in /etc/X11
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