Subject: Re: New release of uwscons with improved multilingual support
To: David Xu <>
From: Bang Jun-Young <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 03/16/2001 14:28:35
David Xu wrote:
> I am newbie of NetBSD, AFAIK, to support displaying Chinese, you should turn
> console to graphics mode, Chinese is normally displayed in 16x16 pixels
> matrix on console screen. 

You said exactly what uwscons does. :)

> I know GB2312 encoding and traditional
> GB2312 font file format, I have them in hand. if you need my help,
> send email to me.

Could you send me a sample Chinese text? Chinese support is already 
included, but disabled since I haven't tested it yet.


Bang Jun-Young <>