Subject: Re: Shark and igsfb
To: Ignatios Souvatzis <email@example.com>
From: Michael Lorenz <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 01/10/2007 15:40:49
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On Jan 10, 2007, at 08:18, Ignatios Souvatzis wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 08, 2007 at 01:23:39PM -0500, Michael Lorenz wrote:
>> On Jan 8, 2007, at 10:33, Ignatios Souvatzis wrote:
>>> Say - shouldn't I be able to use the NetBSD-Daily stuff to test?
>> Yes :)
> Done. Works, but
> Two nits specific to your work:
> - When initializing wscons, just before the "wsdisplay0 at isgfb..."
> line, the screen is erased, so I can't read the autoconfig output
> above that line any longer.
Well, we're switching resolution there and dmesg should tell you about
the kernel output.
> - When shutting down, after "Calling OF_Exit...", the machine seems
> to write to the top of the screen, but only single dashed graphic
> lines - as if the video mode was not reset to the text mode which
> the openfirmware uses.
Hmm, so your machine does exit to OpenFirmware - interesting, mine
doesn't, it just sits there.
> Is this fixable?
Maybe, if we switch back to 640x480 in 8 bit on halt then you should
see the firmware output just fine. Maybe it's just one OF_interpret()
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