[radeonfb]: unclean backward scrolling

From: Antonio
Date: Sun May 21 2006 - 09:39:49 EST


I'm using the radeonfb driver with a radeon 7000 with the frambuffer
at 1280x1024 on a i386 system, with a kernel. At boot time,
if I stop the messages with CTRL+s and try look the previous messages
with CTRL+PagUp (backward scrolling) the screen become unreadable. In
fact some lengthier lines are not erased scrolling backward and some
random characters a overwritten instead. So it's very difficult to
read the messages.

I don't have such problem with the frambuffer at 1024x768.

All the previous kernels I've tried have this problem (at least up to 2.6.15).

If someone can look at this issue I can provide further information.

Many Thanks.


~ Antonio
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