oh, very interesting.
> Are you accessing the (physical) VGA BIOS ROM somewhere to detect the
> type of board?
sure we do :-(
(mainly to determine the vendor and fix some vendor dependent bugs)
I just disabled reading the BIOS, started X11 100 times and, guess what ?
text font is still OK! (with this card almost every server startup corrupted
> Maybe the BIOS is not shadowed on the AXP machine?
now the interesting question is: how can we read the BIOS (esp. on AXP)
without currupting video memory ?
thanks a lot for this big hint (why didn't I ask earlier? :-(
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