Subject: Re: struct videomode
To: Michael Lorenz <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Garrett D'Amore <email@example.com>
Date: 03/04/2006 08:35:27
Michael Lorenz wrote:
>>> No objections from me, a list of canonical modes should be useful.
>>> While here we should probably define a standard interface to tell
>>> the console driver which video mode to use - sparc(64) and macppc so
>>> far use whatever the firmware sets up which may be less than optimal
>>> ( like old Apple OF that always comes up in 640x480 without a way to
>>> change that ) or on machines that don't usually come up with a
>>> graphical console.
>>> have fun
>> well, have a look in dev/videomode/
>> I'm going to convert vga_raster and machfb to use the header, at
>> I might actually be worthwhile to have machfb lose its private array
>> and use the master one. Would open up some additional resolutions, at
> Certainly, no need to duplicate anything.
> have fun
Then I'll leave updating machfb to use to you. ;-)
Garrett D'Amore, Principal Software Engineer
Tadpole Computer / Computing Technologies Division,
General Dynamics C4 Systems
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