Subject: Re: wsdisplay on vesafb is slow
To: Michael Lorenz <>
From: Gilbert Fernandes <>
List: current-users
Date: 12/22/2006 11:02:14
On Thu, Dec 21, 2006 at 03:58:18PM -0500, Michael Lorenz wrote:

> Well, it can't. There was a proposal for a VESA BIOS extension to talk 
> to a blitter but as far as I remember it never got anywhere.

It's also complicated because since most people nowadays use graphical
interfaces, there are some broken or very buggy vesa implementations
on major vendors (ati, nvidia).

unzip ; strip ; touch ; grep ; find ; finger ; mount ; fsck ; more ;
yes ; fsck ; umount ; sleep