Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 243549
console not properly cleared with qemu guest
Last modified: 2008-06-16 21:31:40 EDT
Description of problem:
When switching from X11 to a console, the display is not properly cleared.
Random noise in drawn all over the display, making much of what is done on the
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Create a qemu guest. I used a Fedora 7 guest.
2. Login to X11, at run level 5.
3. As root type: init 3
4. Notice all the "garbage" drawn in the console. Notice also the garbage does
not go away with typing, scrolling, or any other console input.
Created attachment 156805 [details]
This is a screen shot showing the problem. In this case, I booted directly to
run level 3, and as you can see the console window was still messed up.
Feels more like a problem in the way the vnc part is initialized, could be
qemu or virt-manager, I can't tell honnestly what component it is but I don't
think it's libvirt itself,
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