Subject: Re: VGA driver changes for machines without built-in font
To: None <>
From: Izumi Tsutsui <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 01/16/2003 23:20:21
In article <> wrote:

> > Changes:
> > - Add an MI function vga_reset(), which initialize all VGA registers
> >   to set it up into text mode (mode 3: 640x400/31.5kHz/70Hz).
> Could we call vga_reset() or something to switch to the master text 
> console from panic().  It'd be nice to have a clue as to why the panic 
> happened when you're running X11.

I don't know what Xservers actually do, but I doubt
we can handle all quirks of chipsets and Xservers.
It's always better to use serial console for kernel debugging..
Izumi Tsutsui