Regression: radeon x600 text console font not restored

Adam Jackson ajax at
Tue Sep 6 17:32:57 PDT 2005

On Tuesday 06 September 2005 12:03, Felix Kühling wrote:
> Hi,
> 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.

- ajax
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