xf86-video-intel-1.9.93: Unstable switching from text to X

Andreas Schildbach andreas at schildbach.de
Wed Mar 28 10:45:00 PDT 2007

Pavel Troller wrote:

>   I would like to report that the RC3 intel driver release, as well as git
> master, is very unstable in the moment of switching from the text console 
> (intelfb) to X. At about 10% of cases it causes full system freeze, including
> acpi and networking, so full reset is totally necessary.

I just tried to switch back and forth text mode with RC3 about 20 times, 
and had no trouble.

On the other hand, it happens that after booting up Gnome the screen 
suddenly goes dark without my intervention. I managed to resurrect the 
display by going to text mode and back.

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