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Date:      Sun, 06 Dec 2020 20:42:58 -0800
From:      Carl Johnson <>
Subject:   Re: Orb logo overwriting part of virtual terminals
Message-ID:  <86o8j6ns4t.fsf@elm.localnet>
In-Reply-To: <> (Steve Wills's message of "Sun, 6 Dec 2020 23:15:12 -0500")
References:  <86lfeaps3z.fsf@elm.localnet> <>

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Steve Wills <> writes:

> Hi,
> On 12/6/20 4:00 PM, Carl Johnson wrote:
>> Hello,
>> I am setting up a new system from scratch and haven't gotten to X11
>> yet,
>> but I now have four FreeBSD 'Orb' logos overwriting almost half of the
>> first 5 lines of every virtual console.  I have done little
>> configuration yet, so it looks like that may be a default configuration.
>> Has anybody else seen anything like this before?
>> This is FreeBSD 13.0-CURRENT I am experimenting with now from the
>> 2020-12-03 snapshot, so it might be new. I haven't done any
>> configuration of rc.conf or loader.conf yet.  The system is pretty
>> generic with an AMD Ryzen 3200G processor and its builtin graphics.
> See:
> Though there seem to be multiple issues, one where logo re-appears
> after disappearing and prevents using the mouse on the lower part of
> the screen (which I believe is solved by the patch) and another where
> it appears at boot despite kern.vt.splash_cpu=0 being set (which is 
> default). Sounds like you're hitting the later.

Thank you, that certainly looks like the problem.

Carl Johnson

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