Subject: Re: VGA driver changes for machines without built-in font
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Izumi Tsutsui <email@example.com>
Date: 01/16/2003 23:20:21
In article <01711CA1-28A5-11D7-A70Dfirstname.lastname@example.org>
> > 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..