Jeff Molofee nehe at
Fri Aug 4 01:28:24 UTC 2006

I've noticed an odd problem when I set allscreens_flags="MODE_282". If I 
set this in rc.conf, when I reboot my machine, the minute GDM comes up, 
I can see black on the top half of my screen, overwriting everything 
else on the screen. As I move the mouse, the black lines overwrite more 
of the screen. I can also see a very tiny cursor moving in the black. 
What this looks like to me, is that part of the console screen memory is 
overwriting the screen. Is there a fix for this or is this a known 
problem? If I disable the allscreens_flags in rc.conf, boot normally, 
switch to a console CTLR_ALT-F1from within Gnome then run vidcontrol 
MODE_282 then switch back everything is fine... no corruption.

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