framebuffer fro freebsd

Rahul Sawarkar torahuls at
Sun Feb 22 04:29:38 PST 2004

Maybe you are using the wrong fonts.Did you try both the 8x8 and 16x16 fonts?


 > Is it just me or does vidcontrol look ugly when compared to Linux's
 > console framebuffer that allows high-resolution console displays?
 > -lewiz.

Lewis Thompson wrote:
> On Sat, Feb 21, 2004 at 04:58:53PM -0500, Lowell Gilbert wrote:
>>Rahul Sawarkar <torahuls at> writes:
>>>is there a framebuffer port for freebsd?
>>>  i want to run my console in 1024x768.
>>Why would you want a framebuffer for that?
>>Do you have frame grabber hardware or something?
>>If all you want is a 1024x768 video mode driving the 
>>text console, vidcontrol(1) can do that, but I don't
>>understand the connection to a frame buffer...

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