Regression: radeon x600 text console font not restored
thomas at winischhofer.net
Wed Sep 7 01:51:37 PDT 2005
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Adam Jackson wrote:
> On Tuesday 06 September 2005 12:03, Felix Kühling wrote:
>>I had the radeon driver from Xorg CVS working ok on my mobile X600 about
>>4 months ago. I upgraded to current CVS last week and now I have this
>>problem. The font on the text console is not restored on console switch
>>or when I exit the X server. Does anyone have an idea which change may
>>have broken it or give me a quick pointer where to start looking?
>>Otherwise I'll try to narrow it down myself some time this week.
> Egbert changed console font restoration a while ago to let the kernel do the
> restore if it can. However, some kernels have broken font restore,
> particularly radeonfb (i think) somewhere in the 2.6.11+ timeframe (i also
> think). Try an older, or newer, kernel.
I don't really see why font-restoration should be a problem if a
framebuffer driver is active. Opposed to VGA text mode, the fonts aren't
stored in video memory...
thomas AT winischhofer DOT net *** http://www.winischhofer.net
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