Green console on Dell flat panel 153 monitor
kellybelly at gwi.net
Fri May 4 05:46:52 PDT 2007
On Thu, 3 May 2007 19:53:47 -0700 (PDT)
Matthew Dillon <dillon at apollo.backplane.com> wrote:
> :The green tint goes away after I start X, and when I close X and go back
> :into console, the console is the normal black and white. Its not a
> :hardware issue, since the problem doesnt replicate in other BSD's (other
> :than Free) or in Slackware or DOS.
> That is really odd. Well, we do inherit FreeBSD's console driver so
> it makes sense to some degree. But green? Well... before DPMS there
> was a monitor standard for green-channel shutdown, for screen savers.
> Maybe its related to that? I don't know, it's weird.
> Try setting the video mode with vidcontrol, without going into X,
> and see if that clears it up.
> Matthew Dillon
> <dillon at backplane.com>
Is there a way to set vidcontrol during start-up? I played with it using VMWare but after rebooting it goes back to the old video mode. If the same happens with a regular hard drive install I don't think it will solve the issue.
Eric <kellybelly at gwi.net>
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