short white screen after kernel boots

Chia-I Wu olv at
Sat Nov 1 08:55:51 CET 2008

On Sat, Nov 01, 2008 at 01:32:54AM +0000, Andy Green wrote:
> How does this fit in with the multiple virtual terminals (like chvt 2)?
> ~ Are they one after the other in framebuffer memory on Glamo?  Or does
> the framebuffer code init them when you first switch to them?
The latter, except that it is vt.c does the init.

Each VT maintains its own text buffer of the size of the screen (80x58
characters in our case).  Upon vt switch, redraw_screen is called to
draw the text to the framebuffer.


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