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Re: port-shark/37670: a lot of characters missing from igsfb wscons

On Mon, 7 Jan 2008, Michael L. Hitch wrote:

        As far as I can tell, igsfb is using in-kernel gallant12x22,
        and that font does include nice glyphs at least at positions
        0xdd-0xdf, which are not displayed on my machine.

 It appears to me that the shark is actually using the gallant19 font
from sys/dev/wscons/wscons_rfont.h which is included in wscons_rinit.c.

  Hmmm, this still doesn't seem to explain things.  As far as I can tell,
the gallant19 font in wscons_rfont.h doesn't have any characters defined past 0x7f. In addition, sys/dev/wsfont/wsfont.c will only have bold8x16 by default if no other fonts were configured, and as far as I could tell, the shark does not specify any additional fonts, and only bold8x16 is
included.  The bold8x16 does have characters defined, but they are much
different and do not appear to be used.

  So I can't figure out where the heck the font characters are really
coming from.

Michael L. Hitch              
Computer Consultant
Information Technology Center
Montana State University        Bozeman, MT     USA

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