Restoring sc console look and feel with vt
smithi at nimnet.asn.au
Fri Sep 15 17:32:04 UTC 2017
On Sat, 16 Sep 2017 02:37:15 +1000, Ian Smith wrote:
Ok, I was just being lazy. Hunting these commit messages earlier - once
I was on a roll finding 'gop' in framebuffer.c - would have furthered.
State of play on HEAD:
And on 10.3.0 (RELEASE), just prior to release, looks like.
where r287299 from above, plus 6 others, was MFC'd to 10.3 as r295872:
Revision 295872 - (view) (download) (annotate) - [select for diffs]
Modified Mon Feb 22 00:49:35 2016 UTC (18 months, 3 weeks ago) by marius
Original Path: stable/10/sys/boot/efi/loader/arch/amd64/framebuffer.c
File length: 15247 byte(s)
Diff to previous 294981
MFC: r287299 
Add a gop command to help diagnose VT efifb problems. The gop
command has the following sub-commands:
list - list all possible modes (paged)
get - return the current mode
set <mode> - set the current mode to <mode>
MFC: r287317, r287422, r287475, r287489, r287538 
Add support for the UGA draw protocol. This includes adding a
command called 'uga' to show whether UGA is implemented by the
firmware and what the settings are. It also includes filling
the efi_fb structure from the UGA information when GOP isn't
implemented by the firmware.
PR: 207313 , 202730 
Approved by: re (gjb)
Still it's a bit sad that these commands haven't made it into loader(8).
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