Subject: Re: 1024x768 console
To: None <>
From: Cameron Patrick <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 06/09/2005 23:51:51
Rui Paulo wrote:

> > 	I am curious to whether this can be done at all, and if so is there any
> > documentation I can view? I can provide any configuration files upon request.
> I don't think this can be done in a portable way. And AFAIK it's not possible
> to do what you want.

It depends what you mean by "portable".  If you mean "portable across
modern i386-ish PC clones" you can do it using VESA video modes.
That's certainly how Linux done it.  I believe that it should then
just be a matter of hooking the appropriate VESA framebuffer calls
into the wscons layer.