FC4: Missing text consoles
fc-cornette at insight.rr.com
Thu Jun 16 00:18:10 UTC 2005
Pedro Fernandes Macedo wrote:
>I've installed FC4 on my work machine three times and I have an odd
>problem. During setup (and also after setup), after X goes up , all the
>text consoles disappear. If I switch to consoles 1 to 6 , I get only a
>black screen. No login prompt or anything else.
>I know that mingetty is running (I even tried to killall -TERM mingetty
>and I got new processes running , but it didnt solve the problem).
>Also , nothing strange on the logs..
>The complete specs:
>Pentium 4 , using UP kernel
>00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation 82865G/PE/P DRAM
>Controller/Host-Hub Interface (rev 02)
>00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation 82865G Integrated
>Graphics Controller (rev 02)
I can confirm the blank virtual terminals once the GUI is started. I
upgraded a Dell w/ the 82865 video today. At least X seems to be working
There is a bug submitted with the alias green-border which probably
relates to the blank VT, blue border, wrapping text and discolored text.
I didn't try the patch (Actually replacing binaries of one X verion with
the binaries from an FC3 version)
There is a bug report for FC4. I added a "me too" and added myself to
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