Subject: Re: 1024x768 console
To: None <email@example.com>
From: Cameron Patrick <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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.