[Top][All Lists]

[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

Re: lynx-dev DJGPP bug introduced between dev.6 and dev.8

From: Leonid Pauzner
Subject: Re: lynx-dev DJGPP bug introduced between dev.6 and dev.8
Date: Mon, 4 Oct 1999 18:34:03 +0400 (MSD)

>      * From: Doug Kaufman <address@hidden>

>> with dev.8, when I press 'q' to quit lynx session I got my EGA display
>> messed up totally with strange symbols... so I need to reboot machine.
>> No problem when I exit with ^C or using an earlier version dev.6
>> Not sure this could be recreated with another hardware
>> but do you have any idea, Doug?

> I don't have any ideas from your description. Was this compiled
> with WATT-32? PDCurses or SLang? Do you have a version of ansi.sys
> (, nansi, etc.) running? What happened with a clear screen
> (cls) command? Is this independent of the video card? What kind of
> "strange symbols" did you see? Does resetting your codepage with the
> MODE CON CP PREPARE and MODE CON CP SEL commands do anything?

Both dev.6 and dev.8 are compiled with WATT-32 and PDCurses.
"Strange symbols" not a characters but a rundom combination of dots
(looks like font generator memory was corrupted due to a bug somethere).
But you got me an idea: the problem was in resident dos russifier program
"" with happens to be incompatible with this video card and lynx.
Removing this TSR (or replacing it with another one) fix the problem. Thanks.

> I only have SVGA to test on. I went from CGA to SVGA. I've never seen
> a real EGA display.

My SVGA monitor got broken so I used to use my old EGA monitor for several
days, and its video card is not standard - support either (S)VGA modes and

> I can't think of any changes between dev.6 and dev.8 affecting DOS
> other than a possible switch to WATT-32.
>                                Doug

reply via email to

[Prev in Thread] Current Thread [Next in Thread]