F12 -> F14 (via preupgrade), not so smooth

James Mckenzie jjmckenzie51 at earthlink.net
Wed Nov 17 03:01:22 UTC 2010

"Kevin J. Cummings" <cummings at kjchome.homeip.net> wrote:
>> 2a) VESA has lots of problems returning to a proper video mode.  If I
>> run dosbox in full-screen mode, when it returns to X11, the resolution
>> is less than stellar.  Its the same size, but it seems like every other
>> pixel is missing.  Heck, All I have to do is switch to a diferent
>> virtual console, and X11 is hosed when I return to it.  Even the color
>> pallette seems to be changed.  I have to logout and restart the X server
>> to get it back.
>I tried the VESA driver without "nomodeset".  Things get worse.
>I will open a bug against the VESA driver as well.
Thank you for this warning.  I will try this on my Thinkpad A22p and see what happens.  It has a much older Rage 3D chipset.

James McKenzie

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