Re: [REPRODUCABLE BUGS] Linux 2.5.66
James Simmons (email@example.com)
Wed, 2 Apr 2003 23:16:12 +0100 (BST)
> While we're on the framebuffer bug train, James, do you know of
> this bug with radeonfb:
> My 2.5 kernel boots. Some initial boot text with ACPI and such is
> scrolled on the screen, this is before radeonfb has taken over and
> switched the screen size. But this is usually instant.
> Right after the switch there is a lot of random characters in
> varying colors at the top of the screen below the penguin. The
> first legible boot message I see is this:
> "Console: switching to colour framebuffer device 128x48"
> (not verbatim)
> The junk quickly scrolls off into the sunset and has no adverse
> effects on the following boot messages.
I have a feeling take_over_console needs to run a vc_resize_console.
> It does not help to tell lilo to use 1024x768x16 by default.
That only works with vesafb. You need to use the modedb sytnax for
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