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SubjectRe: Console weirdness
Using patches from 
"" as suggested by
Siim Vahtre, oops goes away, but the other problems persist. The console
is even worse. Seeing a cursor blinking to the lower left, but the rest
of the screen is pretty colorful ;-).
Any specific kernel version I can try out? But I think rivafb was broken
until recently...


Jan Dittmer wrote:
> I'm not seeing any boot messages during boot up. The fb-penguin gets
> drawn though. X is starting fine and is usable and I even see the login
> prompt - but nothing in between. This also happens with fb disabled.
> Additionally I have the following warning in dmesg output after bootup.
> Another thing I noticed is, that the last line of the screen doesn't
> seem to get cleared in fb mode. So pressing 'Enter' will move the screen
> contents up one line but the last line isn't cleared.
> Otherwise this kernel is really working find.
> .config is attached (latest bk). Let me know if I can provide any more
> data.
> Greets, jan
> rivafb: nVidia device/chipset 10DE0253
> rivafb: Detected CRTC controller 0 being used
> rivafb: RIVA MTRR set to ON
> rivafb: PCI nVidia NV20 framebuffer ver 0.9.5b (nVidiaGeForce4 T, 64MB @
> 0xD8000000)
> Badness in kobject_register at lib/kobject.c:152
> Call Trace:
> [<c026d598>] kobject_register+0x58/0x70
> [<c02a6d2f>] bus_add_driver+0x5f/0xf0
> [<c02a71df>] driver_register+0x2f/0x40
> [<c02757f7>] pci_register_driver+0x47/0x60
> [<c010507a>] init+0x3a/0x160
> [<c0105040>] init+0x0/0x160
> [<c010923d>] kernel_thread_helper+0x5/0x18
> Console: switching to colour frame buffer device 80x30

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