Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 456226
radeonhd trashes console font after starting Xorg
Last modified: 2008-11-29 06:51:46 EST
Description of problem:
After starting Xorg, some console font characters become garbled or missing.
Specifically, for example, space becomes a mess and '1', '/' and '-' turn into a
I'll post a screenshot made with my cellphone later.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Start Xorg
2. Switch back to vt1
3. See garbled screen
Some console characters become garbled or missing.
Console should remain unaffected.
Created attachment 312336 [details]
Created attachment 312337 [details]
xorg-x11-drv-radeonhd-1.2.1-3.4.20080713git.fc9 from updates-testing exhibits
the same problem.
This: http://lists.opensuse.org/radeonhd/2008-06/msg00068.html seems to be the
Created attachment 312527 [details]
garbled console screen cap
For the record: The hardware (as Xorg.0.log shows) is a
ATI Technologies Inc RV630 [Radeon HD 2600 Series] rev 0
Same effect on RV770 (Radeon HD 4850) with xorg-x11-drv-radeonhd-1.2.1-3.9.20080917git.fc9
For the record, I've rebuild the current rawhide srpm (xorg-x11-drv-radeonhd-1.2.3-1.2.20081014git.fc10) and the problem disappeared.
Then I'll consider this fixed.