Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 65426
System display, keyboard and mouse freeze on change to/from virtual terminal
Last modified: 2008-08-01 12:22:52 EDT
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Description of problem:
Running in the Gnome GUI, start a virtual terminal (ctl-alt-f1/2/3/4) then on
return to the GUI (ctl-alt-f7) the system hangs. All keyboard, mouse and display
functions are frozen. The display is the last GUI image with distortion across
the top of the screen. Pinging from a remote system still responds.
The problem also occurs if the laptop is suspended and revived. The resolution
requires a hard reset and reboot.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1.start in GUI
2.keyboard select a virtual termial
3.return to GUI
Actual Results: system returns to distorted GUI display and hangs
Expected Results: system should resume GUI display and continue working.
Created attachment 58325 [details]
system configuration information
Hardware browser video card: Rage Mobility M3 AGP
Device driver: ATI Rage 128 Mobility
Mike: do you have similar reports ?
This has been corrected by a bios upgrade from A09 to A21.
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