[syslinux] syslinux issue - vga font affected after splash

H. Peter Anvin hpa at zytor.com
Sun Aug 6 16:42:47 PDT 2006

Михаил wrote:
> My syslinux.cfg:
> ==========
> FONT russian.psf
> DISPLAY help.msg
> F1 help.msg
> F2 boot.msg
> ...
> ==========
> File help.msg contents info on russian. File boot.msg contents some info and
> splash stuff.
> When booted I see info from help.msg, then I press F2 and some splash
> picture appears.
> But if I press F1 after that I can't read any, cause vga font affected or
> not loaded.
> (There is ASCII 25 symbol at the top of help.msg )
> I think .psf file have to be rereaded when returns from graphics to text
> mode but it not.

That is odd.  The font is stashed away and should be reloaded.

What version of syslinux have you tried?


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