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Hi,

while testing linux-2.6.0-test2 I have some strange framebuffer(rivafb,
but maybe this appears on other card's too)
behaviour:

1) Screen is not restored after switching from X11 back to textmode
2) Cursor shows wrong characters


This patch solve the problems for me:

-------------------------------------8<--------------------------------
diff -ur linux-2.6.0-test2/drivers/video/console/fbcon.c linux-2.6.0-test2-sv/drivers/video/console/fbcon.c
--- linux-2.6.0-test2/drivers/video/console/fbcon.c 2003-07-27 19:05:15.000000000 +0200
+++ linux-2.6.0-test2-sv/drivers/video/console/fbcon.c 2003-07-28 10:40:38.000000000 +0200
@@ -1056,7 +1056,7 @@
cursor.set |= FB_CUR_SETHOT;
}

- if ((cursor.set & FB_CUR_SETSIZE) || ((vc->vc_cursor_type & 0x0f) != p->cursor_shape)) {
+ if ((cursor.set & FB_CUR_SETSIZE) || (cursor.set & FB_CUR_SETCUR) || ((vc->vc_cursor_type & 0x0f) != p->cursor_shape)) {
char *mask = kmalloc(w*vc->vc_font.height, GFP_ATOMIC);
int cur_height, size, i = 0;

@@ -1704,8 +1704,13 @@
if (blank < 0) /* Entering graphics mode */
return 0;

+ /* FIXME: Dirty Hack */
+ info->cursor.image.height = 0; /* Need to set cursor size */
+ info->cursor.image.width = 0;
fbcon_cursor(vc, blank ? CM_ERASE : CM_DRAW);

+ fbcon_clear(vc, 0, 0, vc->vc_rows, vc->vc_cols);
+ update_screen(vc->vc_num);
if (!info->fbops->fb_blank) {
if (blank) {
unsigned short oldc;
-----------------------------------8<--------------------------------------
don't know if this is the right way, but it works...

Regards,
--
Sven Schnelle, <schnelle@kabelleipzig.de>
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