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Old 09-21-03, 09:14 AM   #1
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Default problems in logout

I have installed the most recent driver for linux...
nvidia geforce4 420 go on sony vaio laptop
I have a Slackware 9.0
I use kde 3.1.2
when I digit startx...everything is ok!
but...when I click on logout the monitor is blocked on a white color...
and I must reboot!!
Help me!
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Old 09-22-03, 10:47 PM   #2
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As I just posted in another thread...

there's about a gazillion posts named 'problem escaping from X' 'X locks up' and the like...

Basically.. it goes away if you boot your computer with the tv-out cable unplugged... it's not distro-specific, it's something with the vbios or the driver.
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Old 09-22-03, 11:12 PM   #3
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Thankc to guills that opened my eyes!!! Just unplug all the wires on the back of the card except the svga cable for sure and then reboot. NO MORE LOCKUPS!
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Old 09-28-03, 08:01 PM   #4
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Default X lockup

i have the same problem but i dont have any TV-out stuff

how can i stop X from locking up??
i am a n00b
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Old 09-29-03, 12:17 AM   #5
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Which console mode use you ? Have you used frame-buffer console ?
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