On Mon, 12 May 2014 15:35:48 +0200
Claude Buisson <clbuis...@orange.fr> wrote:
> On 03/11/2014 15:27, Aleksandr Rybalko wrote:
> > Hello hackers!
> > Here is link to the patch for vidcontrol that makes it to know if it
> > run w/ or w/o vt(4) and if vt(4) is present, then:
> > 1. screen map feature disabled (vt(4) use Unicode, so screen map not
> > needed).
> > 2. enable to load fornt from /usr/share/vt/fonts/ dir. PLease put
> > "gallant" font to /usr/share/vt/fonts/.
> > Looks like it works fine, but maybe I forgot something :)
> > So please test it in your own environment.
> > Big thanks to Ed for preparing that font file!
> > 1.
> > http://people.freebsd.org/~ray/newcons/vidcontrol_for_vt_2014-03-11.patch
> > 2. http://people.freebsd.org/~emaste/newcons/gallant.fnt
> > Thanks!
> > WBW
> I applied this patch on a 10.0-STABLE r264390 with a Radeon Mobility X300
> 5460, and DRM2.
> I could load an home made terminus 16x32 font (my eyes are too old to work
> a 8x16 font on a 1920x1200 17" screen), by
> - looping on each ttyvN in a rc.local script
> - adding allscreens_flags="-f terminus-u32" to rc.conf (for /etc/rc.d/syscons
Are you like to share that font?
> I just discovered than scrolling back in console mode works ONLY on ttyv0.
Huh, it's surprising me. Before your mail I think we have problem with
scrollback on vty0, but not on others. :)
Looks like I have to concentrate and fix them all at once.
> What I have to do to get scrolling on every ttyvN ?
> The only way to get the system working in normal VGA mode (640x480) (not
> the drm2 and radeon kms modules by loader.conf) is by configuring the BIOS to
> not do display expansion - which leads to the same ridiculously small font..
> And of course, kbdmux keeps being mandatory to be able to load a keymap.
Yeah, I still remember. :)
> Claude Buisson
Many thanks Claude!
Aleksandr Rybalko <r...@ddteam.net>
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