Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 173338
Hardware initialization configures poor text video mode
Last modified: 2015-01-04 17:23:05 EST
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Description of problem:
2.6.14-1.1637_FC4 on Pentium III with Matrox G400 video card.
Text mode configured by e.g. booting to level 3 is hard to use
because some lines at the top and bottom are off the screen.
2.6.14-1.1637_FC4 : 1 top + 1.5 bottom lines off the screen
2.6.13-1.1526_FC4 : fine (with some unused screen estate)
2.6.12-1.1398_FC4 : 2 top + 3 bottom lines off the screen
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
Enter text mode.
Actual Results: Display hard to use.
Expected Results: All lines visible.
Similar problem with 2.6.12-1.1398_FC4 was 165657 (closed).
This is a mass-update to all currently open kernel bugs.
A new kernel update has been released (Version: 2.6.15-1.1830_FC4)
based upon a new upstream kernel release.
Please retest against this new kernel, as a large number of patches
go into each upstream release, possibly including changes that
may address this problem.
This bug has been placed in NEEDINFO_REPORTER state.
Due to the large volume of inactive bugs in bugzilla, if this bug is
still in this state in two weeks time, it will be closed.
Should this bug still be relevant after this period, the reporter
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If this bug is a problem preventing you from installing the
release this version is filed against, please see bug 169613.
2.6.15-1.1830_FC4 solves the issue.
Please close this ticket.