Subject: Re: Wscons and vesa modes
To: Rob Becker <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Perry E. Metzger <email@example.com>
Date: 03/06/2002 19:10:22
Rob Becker <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> I was looking at the wscons display subsystem recently and wondered how
> difficult it would be to incorporate a vesa driver.
Don't know, but it sounds like it would be a neat idea.
> I know that a generic
> vga and cga driver exist, but being able to have console graphics akin to
> the linux framebuffer would be helpful, esp in embedded system where X is
> too heavy. Plus groovy fonts are nice in a hi-res display. Am thinking that
> an appropiately written termcap could allow graphics access, somewhat like
> the bellcore mgr system did with its version of an "xterm".
> Anyone have any ideas where I can start looking? TIA
Perry E. Metzger email@example.com
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