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Re: Latest mips/evbmips observations

On Fri, 2 May 2014 12:25:40 -0500 (CDT)
"John D. Baker" <jdbaker%mylinuxisp.com@localhost> wrote:

> > > wscons switching doesn't always repaint the display completely, leaving
> > > characters from another virtual terminal on the screen.  The specific
> > 
> > Which driver is that?
> lynxfb0 at pci0 dev 8 function 0: vendor 0x126f product 0x0712 (rev. 0xb0)
> lynxfb0: 1024 x 600, 16 bpp, stride 2048
> wsdisplay0 at lynxfb0 kbdmux 1: console (default, vt100 emulation)
> wsmux1: connecting to wsdisplay0

Hmm, that's one of the few graphical console drivers that I not only
didn't write but also never messed with.

> Also, if one has scrolled the display back and further output occurs,
> the display is overwritten with the new output--which may be desirable
> as opposed to emulating "reposition and scroll on output" like the
> default behavior of xterm, etc.  (I don't seem to remember how x86
> virtual terminals behave in this situation...)

None of that should happen. Do you use VCONS_DRAW_INTR?

have fun

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