[Intel-gfx] KMS breaks console

Tino Keitel tino.keitel+xorg at tikei.de
Tue Feb 3 21:59:23 CET 2009

On Tue, Feb 03, 2009 at 20:26:03 +0100, Lukas Hejtmanek wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 03, 2009 at 10:35:40AM -0800, Jesse Barnes wrote:
> > > does this mean that oldschool text console is no longer supported as long
> > > as KMS is stream? Too bad I think.
> > 
> > Once you go into a graphics mode, yes.  Why too bad?
> maybe because the text mode is more stable and seems to be much faster at
> lower CPU utilization?

Another thing I noticed when I tried a framebuffer console a while
back: kexec reboots lead to a broken console, the old content before
the reboot stays and no new content is shown after the reboot.


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