Samuel Thibault, on Thu 15 Sep 2016 02:23:21 +0200, wrote:
> I'm however still getting displaying glitches on the serial console,
> which we already had with alpha7. Running from an xterm:
> kvm -cdrom dest/netboot/mini.iso -serial stdio
> and passing console=ttyS0 to the kernel, when moving inside menus the
> display gets completely torn.
Looking closely, it seems it's due to a spurious ^M in the output:
which goes to the beginning of the line. Without screen, the sequence
i.e. it uses absolute coordinates, and thus no issue. I wonder where
this ^M comes from.
Samuel Thibault, on Thu 15 Sep 2016 02:42:23 +0200, wrote:
> Samuel Thibault, on Thu 15 Sep 2016 02:23:21 +0200, wrote:
> > Setting TERM=ansi on the kernel cmdline fixes the issue.
> I'm wondering whether we should actually make this the default instead
> of vt102?
Probably not, I usually find on the Internet that serial console =