Subject: Re: Really big X displays
To: David Jones <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: None <email@example.com>
Date: 06/29/1995 09:13:20
> XFree86 had a neat feature: you could set up a 1024x1024 virtual screen
> which was scrolled within the 640x480 physical screen size. The scrolling
> was smooth, obviously done by changing the start of the frame buffer
> in the VGA registers.
Well, you don't have to go that far... my retina server supported this from
day 0 .. :-)
> Something similar can be done on the Amiga, esp. with 2 MB of Chip RAM.
> Anyone up to the task?
Should be feasible, but I'm not into CC-programming:-)
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