Re: mga dualhead console + gpm = instant reboot

From: Ryan Underwood (
Date: Sat Jun 14 2003 - 17:50:01 EST

On Sat, Jun 14, 2003 at 11:41:14PM +0200, Petr Vandrovec wrote:
> On Fri, Jun 13, 2003 at 08:42:12PM -0500, Ryan Underwood wrote:
> > Hello,
> >
> > I run the mga dualhead console. It works ok for the most part (some
> > strange behavior on the second head happens that can be noticed in e.g.
> > lynx when the cursor is blinking). However, if I move the gpm mouse on
> > the first head, switch to a console on the second head, move gpm mouse
> > again, then switch back to a console on the first head, moving the mouse
> > thereafter results in an instant reboot of the system.
> >
> > Since there does not appear to be any kernel panic or oops, I am at a
> > loss how to track the problem down. Any ideas?
> Kernel version? And if it is 2.4.x, did you boot with
> 'video=scrollback:0' ? If not, then please do so...

Sorry, fresh 2.4.21, but it has happened on previous 2.4 kernels too. I
will look into the scrollback option. What does that accomplish with
respect to the mouse cursor?


Ryan Underwood, <nemesis at>, icq=10317253
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