Re: arch/i386/boot rewrite, and all the hard-coded video cards

From: H. Peter Anvin
Date: Thu Jun 14 2007 - 01:11:47 EST

Oleg Verych wrote:
> Thus, text mode on modern hardware isn't useable that much, only with
> Terminus font it is kind of normal (kudos to Dimitar Toshkov Jekov).
> But it's only option to unfortunately sucking X11, even with memory
> bandwidth, you are talking about.

That's another reason to use the framebuffer console on laptops.

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