Re: OpenGL-based framebuffer concepts
From: Pavel Machek
Date: Wed May 31 2006 - 09:34:28 EST
On St 31-05-06 08:48:15, Martin Mares wrote:
> > My thoughts are mixed on continuing to support text mode for anything
> > other than initial boot/install. Linux is all about multiple languages
> > and the character ROMs for text mode don't support all of these
> > languages.
> On most servers, you don't need (and you don't want) anything like that.
> In such cases, everything should be kept simple.
Problem is: it messes up design for everyone else. (And no, Santiago,
most people are not using vgacon. Most people use vesafb these days,
because that's what allows whole screen to be used, not just 80x25).
fbcon is simple enough. Okay, vgacon may be useful for recovery, but
supporting accelerated 3D over vgacon is quite crazy.
(cesky, pictures) http://atrey.karlin.mff.cuni.cz/~pavel/picture/horses/blog.html
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