Subject: Re: how to turn off display? (wsdisplay0 at vesafb0)
To: Jeremy C. Reed <>
From: Jared D. McNeill <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 08/16/2006 21:38:45
On Wed, 16 Aug 2006, Jeremy C. Reed wrote:
> May I commit any of the following two man pages? Or do you have any
> improvements for this?

Mostly -- see comments below.

> And its says i386 ... what about amd64?

KVM86 doesn't exist on amd64, so it is not supported.

> And may I shorten the one line description? Maybe like:
> +.Nd VESA framebuffer device driver for wscons

Fine with me.

> +The driver does not support multiple screens.
> +.\" nor colors or font loading. ???

Multiple screens and colours are certainly supported. I haven't tested 
font loading -- if it doesn't work, it should be easy enough to fix