Re: Problem when closing SLIP connection pre2.0.4 and pre 2.0.6

Ulrich Windl (
Tue, 21 May 1996 08:24:43 +0200

On 20 May 96 at 13:29, wrote:

> Whenever I fire up a slip connection (via dip -k) the screen goes blank.
> The system is still running because I can login via a virtual console.
> According to ps it seems all processes are still running. This started to
> happen about a week ago, I am not sure which kernel version started the problem
> but know both pre-2.0.4 and pre-2.0.6 suffer from this problem.
> Does anybody else experience the same problem?
> Could it be related to the accelerated xserver I am running?

Not an answer, but my screen also becomes black for an ionstant when
I use "clock -r" to read the CMOS clock. It seems it only happens
when I do this for the first time. I never wanted to report this, but

> Any help is appreciated.
> Andre