Re: [radeonfb]: unclean backward scrolling
From: Pavel Machek
Date: Sat May 27 2006 - 12:24:36 EST
> >I'm using the radeonfb driver with a radeon 7000 with
> >the frambuffer
> >at 1280x1024 on a i386 system, with a 220.127.116.11 kernel.
> >At boot time,
> >if I stop the messages with CTRL+s and try look the
> >previous messages
> >with CTRL+PagUp (backward scrolling) the screen become
> >unreadable. In
> >fact some lengthier lines are not erased scrolling
> >backward and some
> >random characters a overwritten instead. So it's very
> >difficult to
> >read the messages.
> >I don't have such problem with the frambuffer at
> >All the previous kernels I've tried have this problem
> >(at least up to 2.6.15).
> >If someone can look at this issue I can provide further
> I have probably the same problem - but with vesafb on my
> notebook (800x600). When I scroll back/forward or run mc
> and then exit, it fixes itself. The problem was probably
> always there (in 2.6.x - don't know about older
I see it too, and it is as old as framebuffer support iirc.
Thanks for all the (sleeping) penguins.
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