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[Qemu-devel] [Bug 568614] Re: x86_64 host curses interface: spacing/garb
Devin J. Pohly
[Qemu-devel] [Bug 568614] Re: x86_64 host curses interface: spacing/garbling
Wed, 07 Sep 2011 19:53:31 -0000
Alright, I've sent a patch to qemu-devel. Let's see what happens now...
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x86_64 host curses interface: spacing/garbling
Status in QEMU:
Arch Linux x86_64, kernel 2.6.33, qemu 0.12.3
Steps to reproduce:
1. Have a host system running 64-bit Linux.
2. Start a qemu VM with the -curses flag.
Text displayed looks as it would on a real text-mode display, and VM is
Text displayed contains an extra space between characters, causing text to
flow off the right and bottom sides of the screen. This makes the curses
The attached patch fixes this problem on 0.12.3 on my installation
without changing behavior on a 32-bit machine. I don't know enough of
the semantics of console_ch_t to know if this is the "correct" fix or
if there should be, say, an extra cast somewhere instead.
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