On Tue, 25 Jan 2000, Andreas Beck wrote:

> > Hey, is there any way to catch console-switching?
> > Mah evil program does run in the background... but I get all this funky
> > graphics overwriting whatever console I'm on. 
> 
> Normally, this is done for you. However when you run a LibGGI application in
> the background, it cannot attach to the console correctly (linux-input will
> not work due to permission problems and the stdio method will be used
> as fallback - you should see the cursor still blinking on fbcon on such 
> consoles). AFAIK the only way to solve this, is running the application as
> root.

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Actually I start in the foreground....  I suspect a bug in fb-3dfx
actually.  I'm not running it in the background...  I just switch consoles
while I'm running it :)

G'day, eh? :)
        - Teunis

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