Subject: Re: VGA driver changes for machines without built-in font
To: Izumi Tsutsui <>
From: Bang Jun-Young <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 01/20/2003 13:40:09
On Wed, Jan 15, 2003 at 10:42:05PM +0900, Izumi Tsutsui wrote:
> - In vga_raster.c (for raster console), use wsfont for console fontset
>   rather than loading builtin font in vga_raster_init_screen().

Builtin font is used to give a user the (nearly) same look and feel as
he's running on the real text console. I think process of loading builtin
font can be skipped by checking if font is found in the ROM at boot time,
or it can be configured to do so.


Bang Jun-Young <>