Re: Framebuffer problem with 2.1.112-devfs-47

Richard Gooch (Richard.Gooch@atnf.CSIRO.AU)
Fri, 31 Jul 1998 13:01:14 +1000 writes:
> Hi,
> I just installed 2.1.112 with devfs-47 and the devfs-framebuffer patch,
> plus the VCC patch written by
> I just experienced a rather interesting problem on tty2:
> In lynx, when entering a URL, if I hit the UP arrow key, it cancels the URL
> entry instead of going to the previously entered URL--a keyboard problem most
> likely.
> Furthermore, when I exited lynx I switched to tty1 and then back to tty2 real
> quick--now I have what was the upper-half of tty1 at the bottom of tty2. tty1
> is okay, but that chunk of what-was tty1 is still there, PLUS tty2's screen
> memory is pushed up half-a-screen -- I can only view and scroll the first
> upper part of tty2.
> Even when entering an SVGAlib application, coming back I still can only scroll
> the top half of the screen with the bottom half [full of colorful gibberish
> due SVGAlib using that video RAM for its own graphics]
> S3 803/805 VGA chipset. Haven't been able to use VESAfb though, although I
> think that's because it doesn't support VESA 2.0 extensions.

Sounds like a FBcon problem rather than a devfs problem. Geert?



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