Subject: Re: RFC: framebuffer device support in NetBSD
To: Matt Thomas <>
From: Wojciech Puchar <>
List: tech-x11
Date: 09/13/2002 08:53:09
> > >  > Proposal for the implementation of a /dev/fb device under all NetBSD
> > >
> > > We already have such a thing -- it's called wscons.
> > >
> >does wscons support graphic modes and raw access to screen bitmap?
> When feasible, yes.  Of course if you read the wscons and/or wsdisplay
> man pages you could have discovered that for yourself.
yes another "intelligent" man knowing better than me if i read manuals.
yes i read. and there's nothing about accessing graphics bitmap (mmaping)
directly. only that it works on graphics-only displays like sun or amiga
gfx chips.