--- In linux-dell-laptops@y..., jpr200012@y... wrote:
> hey i'm having a similar problem - using XFree 4.0.2 + nvidia's
> 0.9-769 drivers + kernel 2.2.18 on Mandrake 7.0 - i get a black
> screen when i try to shutdown X and if i try to ctrl+alt+f1 to get
> back to the console i get a black screen also. sometimes i can type
> something (even thought eh screen is black) and get x to start
> or reboot. anyways i've installed reiserfs today so at least i
> wouldn't have to sit through fsck's.
I now use nvidia drivers 0.9-6. They don´t have the problem with
the screen so much. Now when I shutdown X I get a console dark grey
on black. Hard to read but enough for a clean shutdown.
Suspend mode under X is still a mess. Machine hangs on resume.