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Bug 52928 - switching from X to text console multiple times hangs machine
switching from X to text console multiple times hangs machine
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 52919
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: XFree86 (Show other bugs)
ia64 Linux
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Assigned To: Mike A. Harris
David Lawrence
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Reported: 2001-08-30 18:07 EDT by Don Smith
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:36 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-10-01 12:22:40 EDT
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Description Don Smith 2001-08-30 18:07:45 EDT
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User-Agent: Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 5.5; Windows NT 5.0)

Description of problem:
On our IA64 machine with ATI Mach64 video, running under Gnome/Sawmill, 
switching from X to a text console and back again more than once causes 
the machine to hang. The screen stays black, and the system doesn't 
respond to input of any kind.

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Switch from X to a text console.
2. Switch back to X.
3. Repeat steps 1 and 2.

Actual Results:  The system hangs.

Additional info:
Comment 1 Don Smith 2001-09-06 15:21:40 EDT
This problem still occurs in RC2, even with XFree86-4.1.0-3.
Comment 2 Matt Domsch 2001-10-01 12:22:35 EDT
Duplicate of 52919.
Comment 3 Bill Nottingham 2001-10-01 14:31:09 EDT

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 52919 ***

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