Subject: Re: wscons fonts (80x50 mode)
To: Mark White <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Bang Jun-Young <email@example.com>
Date: 04/18/2001 16:45:56
Mark White wrote:
> Rick Byers writes:
> > On Wed, 18 Apr 2001, Mark White wrote:
> > > Are you using an ATI vid card of some sort? There are some
> > > known issues there (IIRC, NetBSD design and Rage chipset
> > > flaws combine such that it's only currently possible to use
> > > font slot 0).
> > Ah - Yes, both machines have ATI video cards (Rage IIc in one and
> > Rage 128 Pro in the other). Is there any way to convince NetBSD to
> > replace the font in font slot 0? I wouldn't mind having ALL my screens
> > use a 8x8 font.
> Below is a patch from Bang Jun-Young (posted on port-i386 on
> 12 dec 2000). It's against 1.5 source; I've used it fine on
> a IIc card.
There is a newer patch which enables font switching between
different text modes at:
Implementing buggy card detection and workaround for ATI users would
be not too difficult, but it's unlikely to be included in wscons...
Bang Jun-Young <firstname.lastname@example.org>