Re: 2.1.111: CONSOLE: STILL reproducible oddities

Martin Mares (
Mon, 27 Jul 1998 21:01:39 +0200

> I applied it and noticed a few warnings (not really related to your
> patch, expect it is in the same file). The patch below silents them by
> casting `pos' like it is done lots of other places.

Thanks, I've fixed it in my tree few hours ago.

> It seems your patch fixes the problem with blank display (I never had

OK, thanks for the report.

> it crash). I still think I have less scroll back buffer than I used
> to, though.

Try defining VGA_CAN_DO_64K in drivers/video/vgacon.c (you will
need to replace single reference to video_type by vga_video_type
to make it compile).

Have a nice fortnight

Martin `MJ' Mares   <>
Faculty of Math and Physics, Charles University, Prague, Czech Rep., Earth
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