amd64/72213: No vesa device

David E. O'Brien obrien at
Mon Nov 1 08:41:10 PST 2004

Synopsis: No vesa device

State-Changed-From-To: open->closed
State-Changed-By: obrien
State-Changed-When: Mon Nov 1 16:34:02 GMT 2004
AMD64 has no vm86 (virtual machine 8086) mode.  This means we don't have
VESA capabilities to use to program the VGA device - vm86 lets you ask the
video BIOS to do it for you.  Someone would need to write code to program
the vga registers directly in order to get the various VGA modes on

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