Bug 12191

Summary: 2.6.28-rc7-git8 framebuffer corrupted at boot
Product: Drivers Reporter: Jean-Luc Coulon (jean.luc.coulon)
Component: Console/FramebuffersAssignee: James Simmons (jsimmons)
Status: CLOSED CODE_FIX    
Severity: normal    
Priority: P1    
Hardware: All   
OS: Linux   
Kernel Version: 2.6.28-rc7-git8 Tree: Mainline
Regression: Yes
Bug Depends on:    
Bug Blocks: 11808    

Description Jean-Luc Coulon 2008-12-10 02:46:26 UTC
Latest working kernel version: 2.6.28-rc7-git7
Earliest failing kernel version: 2.6.28-rc7-git8
Distribution: Debian Sid
Hardware Environment: Athlon 64 X2 4200+ / Radeon 9250
Software Environment:X86_64
Problem Description: At boot, the concole is unreadable. All lines are corrupted with some overwrite.

Steps to reproduce: boot the system

I've rebuilt 2.6.28-rc7-git7 and 2.6.28-rc7-git8 with the same config file.
The problems always occurs with git8 and never with git7

Regards

Jean-Luc
Comment 1 Jean-Luc Coulon 2008-12-11 05:52:32 UTC
Reversions done in 2.6.28-rc8-git1 fixe the problem for me.

Regards

Jean-Luc