Opened 3 years ago

Closed 3 years ago

#11107 closed defect (fixed)

Numeric boot progress enhancement resizes screen or changes font, not changed back afterward

Reported by: greenfeld Owned by: Quozl
Priority: normal Milestone: 1.75-firmware
Component: ofw - open firmware Version: 1.75-B1
Keywords: Cc:
Blocked By: Blocking:
Deployments affected: Action Needed: no action
Verified: no

Description

svn 2392 added the ability to show numeric startup progress messages when the check key is held down.

But if all the numbers show properly, when OFW detects the a game key is held down, it does not alter the screen resolution back to normal, making OFW verbose messages shown due to the check key unreadable onscreen.

If what I really wanted to see is the latter, I usually hold down the check key prior to pressing the power button, which causes the former to show as well.

Change History (4)

comment:1 Changed 3 years ago by wmb@…

  • Action Needed changed from diagnose to add to release
  • Owner changed from wmb@… to Quozl

Fixed by cforth git commit 816d2c699

The problem was that CForth was repeatedly polling the check key and forcing the resolution. The change was to stop polling the check key after it was once seen to be held, thus allowing OFW to control it eventually.

comment:2 Changed 3 years ago by wmb@…

Further improvement in cforth git commit 5eca21e56 - cforth stops polling as soon as it sees OFW take over the screen, thus avoiding a possible race condition.

comment:3 Changed 3 years ago by Quozl

Tested in q4b06jb.

comment:4 Changed 3 years ago by Quozl

  • Action Needed changed from add to release to no action
  • Resolution set to fixed
  • Status changed from new to closed

Was in Q4B07, and works.

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