1c74ca7a1a9a ("drm/fb-helper: call vga_remove_vgacon automatically.")

Gerd Hoffmann kraxel at redhat.com
Fri Aug 9 07:21:33 UTC 2019

On Thu, Aug 08, 2019 at 07:45:42PM +0200, Borislav Petkov wrote:
> Hi,
> for some unfathomable to me reason, the commit in $Subject breaks
> booting of the 32-bit partition of one of my test boxes. The box doesn't
> finish booting (normally it boots in text mode, there is no X server
> setup on it) but it is still responsible in the sense that I can reboot
> it with the Sysrq combination. No other keystrokes have effect.

Is "text mode" actual vga text mode or linux console @ fbcon?
What display hardware do you have?

Can you ssh into the machine?  If so, can you grab a kernel log please?
If not please send a kernel log of a boot with the patch reverted.


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