It also has bad effects on boot time. My desktop takes something like 3 times as long to boot after r269471. If it can't be fixed quickly, it needs to be reverted.

On 08/15/14 15:27, Adrian Chadd wrote:
keep in mind that the vt_vga code will be used for new VGA bring-up on
hardware that exposes legacy VGA bits and pieces, at least until EFI
booting is guaranteed everywhere. Trying to do development on the
console of something using the current vt_vga in order to bring up
things like an ethernet driver will be .. special.


On 15 August 2014 15:14, Aleksandr Rybalko <> wrote:
On Tue, 12 Aug 2014 23:28:07 +0200
Carlos Jacobo Puga Medina <> wrote:

I believe it's still broken. There's a related PR at and, I suspect, 192456. Aleksandr, would
you mind reverting this reversion? It seems to have created a lot of
Yes, I think that ray@ is around here somewhere to fix this :P

Carlos Jacobo Puga Medina <>
Hi guys!

Sorry for delay.
Carlos, can you please share picture of such bad behaviuor?
Looks like this mode almost unused novadays, so modern hardware have problems
in implementations of this mode.


Aleksandr Rybalko <>
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