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Old 08-02-07, 12:09 PM   #2
FirebirdV0273
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Default Re: Black screen (no signal) when entering Virtual Console

Slogum, I'm having a similar problem. When I try to switch back to console while the X server is running or kill the X server and drop back to console I get a display with a bunch of multicolored garbage pixels painted on it instead of readable text. I got the nvidia kernel module from NVIDIA-Linux-x86-100.14.11-pkg1.run and my uname -a is
Linux slack 2.6.21.5-smp #2 SMP Tue Jun 19 14:58:11 CDT 2007 i686 Intel(R) Pentium(R) 4 CPU 2.53GHz GenuineIntel GNU/Linux
My kernel is the slackware 12.0 default install kernel.

So just as with slogum's problem, after launching the X server all of my virtual consoles are fouled up. I get some display, but not one with any text, just an array of different colored garbage pixels.
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