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SubjectRe: 2.6.26-rcX VC console scrolling regression
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From: Jan Engelhardt <jengelh@medozas.de>
Date: Fri, 9 May 2008 21:24:20 +0200 (CEST)

>
> On Friday 2008-05-09 08:26, David Miller wrote:
> >> My guess is that you see the effects of incomplete font table/position
> >> switching, something along the lines a `cat /dev/urandom` would cause.
> >> Using the very same kernel and boot params (vga=791 or anything to
> >> switch it to fbcon), I cannot trigger the problem on opensuse.
> >
> >Jan, there is code in drivers/video/console/fbcon.c:fbcon_do_set_font()
> >which makes changes to vc->vc_video_erase_char, maybe that code needs
> >to update the new vc->vc_scrl_erase_char you added?
> >
> >It would be nice if you could audit the tree to see if any other cases
> >have been missed like this as well.
> >
> Try this patch please.

That seems to fix the bug, thanks Jan.

Acked-by: David S. Miller <davem@davemloft.net>


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