On Thursday 19 Feb 2004 21:18, Karel J. Bosschaart wrote: > I had a similar problem with an nvidia GeForce4 (Ti4200). Switching > to console would make it hang while the letters on the console > appeared very faint. Searching on the linux forum of the nvidia > site I found people having the same problem as well as a > workaround: put 'Option "IgnoreDisplayDevices" "TV"' in the > 'Screen' section of XF86Config, disabling the TV-out.
I had read that too, except that it should go in the "device" section. However, I tried in screen section but it didn't improve matters. XFree86.0.log shows that the option is being used though. >a working console is much more important for me.) I agree that a working console is far more useful than TV out. > Hmm, if you have another machine and a network you could try to do > a remote login and see if that works. If you succeed to login (ie. > the machine is still alive but displays nothing on the screen), you > might be able to bring it back killing X. A very good point (can't believe I didn't think of it). I opened an SSH session on my SGI and ran 'top'. As soon as it switched to console 'top', and the SSH session, froze. > Not sure if this helps but I wish you good luck. > > Karel. Thanks for the help Karel, it's much appreciated. _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"