Subject: Re: 1024x768 console
To: Cameron Patrick <>
From: Bartek Krawczyk <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 06/09/2005 17:19:19
Cameron Patrick wrote:
> Rui Paulo wrote:
>>>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.
>>By "portable" I meant a way of doing it in most of the NetBSD Ports. Of course
>>it can be done for i386 Port only.
> It's already implemented for several other ports; at the very least
> (i.e. ones that I have used), mac68k, macppc and pmax support high-res
> graphical consoles.
> Cameron.
Could you please guide me how to achieve that? My macppc console is
laggy and "small".
Bartek Krawczyk
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