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Old 05-17-2012, 10:49 AM
Karol Blazewicz
 
Default Console font not working anymore

On Thu, May 17, 2012 at 11:56 AM, Patrick Burroughs
<celticmadman@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Thu, May 17, 2012 at 12:34 AM, "Jérôme M. Berger" <jeberger@free.fr> wrote:
>> Second issue: when I activate the framebuffer with some default
>> resolution (say 1024x768 vga=773), the font is set properly, but it
>> is not kept: a few seconds after setting the font, the screen
>> resolution changes and the font goes back to the default. Once the
>> computer has finished booting, if I log in as root, source
>> /etc/rc.conf and /etc/rc.d/functions, then call set_consolefont
>> manually, the console fonts are set properly and kept until I reboot.
>
> The framebuffer is reset because KMS is enabled. I would remove any
> 'vga' line from your config and try enabling early KMS in your
> initcpio: https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Kernel_Mode_Setting#Early_KMS_start
>
> ~Celti

Not sure if related: https://bugs.archlinux.org/task/29781
 
Old 05-17-2012, 12:03 PM
"Jérôme M. Berger"
 
Default Console font not working anymore

Patrick Burroughs wrote:
> On Thu, May 17, 2012 at 12:34 AM, "Jérôme M. Berger" <jeberger@free.fr> wrote:
>> Second issue: when I activate the framebuffer with some default
>> resolution (say 1024x768 vga=773), the font is set properly, but it
>> is not kept: a few seconds after setting the font, the screen
>> resolution changes and the font goes back to the default. Once the
>> computer has finished booting, if I log in as root, source
>> /etc/rc.conf and /etc/rc.d/functions, then call set_consolefont
>> manually, the console fonts are set properly and kept until I reboot.
>
> The framebuffer is reset because KMS is enabled. I would remove any
> 'vga' line from your config and try enabling early KMS in your
> initcpio: https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Kernel_Mode_Setting#Early_KMS_start
>
Thanks, that fixed both issues for me.

Jerome
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