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    video going out of sync when exiting xorg/DE

    As the title says, when I exit xorg and/or my DE, the video goes out of sync. This seems to be the only problem as I can login and reboot (albeit without seeing what I'm typing).

    I run Arch, and I usually login on the command line and run xinit when I need the DE.

    Oh, and if I reboot from within the DE (xfce4 FYI), it doesn't seem to have problems, as I see the console output leading up to the reboot.

    Can anyone point me in the right direction?

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    Linux Guru Rubberman's Avatar
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    1. What video hardware?
    2. Which driver?
    3. What version of Arch (and kernel version)?
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    It's an intel 'graphics controller' (just a vga card, basically), and I believe it's using the i915 driver in the xf86-video-intel package. As for the version of Arch, as of a moment ago, it's up to date. The kernel is 2.6.36.

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