Subject: Re: tiny question
To: None <>
From: SUNAGAWA Keiki <>
List: port-mac68k
Date: 09/01/1998 15:15:41
"Ulrich Hausmann" <>  wrote:

Ulrich> Not an urgent issue, more kind of curiousity:

Er, It's OK.

Ulrich> Since the Mac does not have built-in Rom fonts (like
Ulrich> Apple IIs, PCs or Ataris for example), I presume the
Ulrich> font NetBSD is using is something of a custom font
Ulrich> (of the kernel)? Correct?

Yes.  See /sys/arch/mac68k/dev/6x10.h.

Ulrich>  (To me, remembers a bit the way ANSITerm, a telecom
Ulrich> program for Apple IIGS, builds its own fonts to use
Ulrich> for the screen display). Now, would I - or better:
Ulrich> someone who's able to deal with :) -, be able to
Ulrich> change that font? I really dislike how similar the -
Ulrich> uppercase - M and H look like . . .

Modify the header file and compile your own kernel.  That
will do the trick.

BTW, leaving the kernel alone and adding the option to
handle serif font to dt would be better, I think.