Subject: Re: Patch to add console scrollback support.
To: None <>
From: der Mouse <mouse@Rodents.Montreal.QC.CA>
List: tech-kern
Date: 06/02/2001 12:03:06
> Now the REAL boon would be getting wscons functionality into those
> ports which use framebuffers, although admittedly that'd be
> potentially more space used (but not if you only stored text and did
> a remap instead of doing something completely boneheaded like storing
> the bitmaps :-).

I've considered doing console switching *with* just storing the
bitmaps, for bitmap framebuffers; in particular I've wanted to be able
to switch away from an X session, which would mean doing interesting
things with mmap...a while ago, I did similar hacks in the X server,
but that would be X-only.

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