Subject: Re: wscons font handling changes
To: Matthias Drochner <>
From: Bang Jun-Young <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 05/17/2001 20:03:19
On Tue, May 15, 2001 at 08:20:08PM +0200, Matthias Drochner wrote:
> said:
> > 80x50 font can also be loaded from VGA ROM.
> Can you point me at sone documentation?

For now, the only one I know of is Linux console driver.

> > How 
> > about merging `uwscons' work into the new wscons
> I've just downloaded your latest patches. Looks quite well...
> I have yet to understand the details. What I'm a bit worried about are
> interactions of multibyte fonts with vt100 escape sequences. Can this happen?
> Is this "DCS94" sequence used by japanese vt100 versions?

AFAIK, no, it can't. DCS94 is only used for switching between encodings 
and vt100 doesn't make use of it for other purposes.


Bang Jun-Young <>