[SDL] fbcon, linux-2.4.18
gray at gray.mine.nu
Mon Jan 27 14:01:01 PST 2003
Jamie Mazer wrote:
> Hi -
> I've recently been trying to get my SDL/pygame app
> that's worked great with the dga/x11 drivers under linux
> for years working on the linux framebuffer device (/dev/fb).
> Generally things seem to work, until I exit my app and
> then the framebuffer gets left in a wedged state that
> required reboot to correct, even though all the pygame
> and SDL close routines are getting called.
> Anyone else seen this? Anyone know how to hard reset
> a video card under the linux framebuffer? It's almost
> impossible to debug, since I have reboot the machine each
> time :-(
Can't you reset the console to a sane state with fbset?
And besides, debugging over a network or a serial console would
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