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    SubjectRe: Console fixes for 2.1.108
    On Fri, 10 Jul 1998, Daniel Engstrom wrote:
    > Once booted (with vgafb) I still have a version of the black-on-black
    > problem. Kernel console messages appear right, but any output though
    > the tty seems to be written with the current background color. But if I
    > switch to another VC and then back the screen content is updated and
    > appears correct, but any updates while focused only affects the cursor
    > position.

    drivers/char/console.c is optimized too agressively if you also enable
    CONFIG_VGA_CONSOLE. This patch fixes that:

    --- geert-2.1.108b/include/linux/vt_buffer.h.orig Sat Jul 11 15:34:19 1998
    +++ geert-2.1.108b/include/linux/vt_buffer.h Sat Jul 11 20:43:20 1998
    @@ -16,7 +16,7 @@
    #include <linux/config.h>

    #ifdef CONFIG_VGA_CONSOLE
    -#ifndef CONFIG_FB_MODULE
    +#if !defined(CONFIG_FB) && !defined(CONFIG_FB_MODULE)
    #define VT_BUF_VRAM_ONLY
    #endif
    #include <asm/vga.h>
    Greetings,

    Geert

    --
    Geert Uytterhoeven Geert.Uytterhoeven@cs.kuleuven.ac.be
    Wavelets, Linux/{m68k~Amiga,PPC~CHRP} http://www.cs.kuleuven.ac.be/~geert/
    Department of Computer Science -- Katholieke Universiteit Leuven -- Belgium

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