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Old 12-11-02, 04:24 PM   #6
Archie Steel
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Default Re: GF4 Ti 4400 Twinview and Console

Originally posted by randomname
When I'm using TwinView to give a dual-head display with a GeForce4 Ti 4400 it all boots up fine, on a single head, and X starts correctly over both heads. Unfortunately, I then can't switch back to the text console (Ctrl+Alt+F1), just a black screen is displayed (I can switch back to X ok). Everything works fine on a non-TwinView system of otherwise identical configuration.

Has anybody else ever seen this, or a similar problem? Is it a known bug, or how can I fix it?
Yeah, I have the same bug/feature. What I did was to put a metamode where only the main screen is active. To switch to console, I first cycle to that metamode (using Ctrl+keypad plus) and THEN use Ctrl+Alt+Fkey).

It's kind of a pain, but it's bearable. I'll check back on this board to see if anyone comes up with a solution.

Now, if only I could find a way for the vesa framebuffer to work with my GF4, so I can have a nifty boot-up screen...
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