Bug 56857 - GRUB screen flicks at first cursor key scroll
Summary: GRUB screen flicks at first cursor key scroll
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: grub   
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Version: 7.2
Hardware: i386 Linux
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Assignee: Jeremy Katz
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Reported: 2001-11-29 00:08 UTC by Hakon
Modified: 2008-05-01 15:38 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-12-08 10:33:13 UTC
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Description Hakon 2001-11-29 00:08:12 UTC
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User-Agent: Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 5.5; Windows 98; Win 9x 4.90)

Description of problem:

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Boot computer - GRUB loads
2. Step away from highlighted option using the up/down keys on the 
keyboard - the screen flicks
3. Step away again - it doesn't flick from now

Actual Results:  The screen flicks

Expected Results:  It shouldn't flick, as it never does after second 
cursorkey step

Additional info:

In case GRUB can also be console/text, I will state that this occurs in 
graphical mode.

Comment 1 Jeremy Katz 2001-11-29 01:34:06 UTC
The flicker is due to a redraw to get rid of the countdown at the bottom of the

Comment 2 Hakon 2001-11-29 13:34:03 UTC
I see, but does it really have to flicker?

Comment 3 Hakon 2001-12-08 10:33:08 UTC
I see, but does the whole picture really have to flicker because of that?

Comment 4 Jeremy Katz 2002-01-02 20:09:44 UTC
Redraws in BIOS mode tend to flicker...  it's not like there's a lot of support
for doing graphics nicely this early in a PC's boot process :)

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