options VESA --> where is it ?

Vasil Dimov vd at datamax.bg
Tue Dec 20 06:50:26 PST 2005

On Mon, Dec 19, 2005 at 06:32:11PM +0800, Jia-Shiun Li wrote:
> 2005/12/6, David O'Brien <obrien at freebsd.org>:
> > SuSE Linux has nice high-res console when running on amd64 machines.
> > Figuring out the techniques they use may be helpful.
> If you mean VESA framebuffer driver, the comment in
> linux/drivers/video/vesafb.c
> says that it enters graphics mode at boot time while still in real mode.

Some time ago I pondered switching the video mode at early boot time and
wondered if it would be less work to do...

Vasil Dimov
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