options VESA --> where is it ?
jiashiun at gmail.com
Mon Jan 2 05:00:13 PST 2006
2005/12/20, Vasil Dimov <vd at datamax.bg>:
> On Mon, Dec 19, 2005 at 06:32:11PM +0800, Jia-Shiun Li wrote:
> > 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...
If I understood the source correctly, freebsd/amd64 switches to long
mode in loader stage before the kernel is run.
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