syscons by default?

Doug White dwhite at
Wed Dec 3 19:40:38 PST 2003

On Wed, 3 Dec 2003, Kris Kennaway wrote:

> It looks like syscons support is not enabled in GENERIC by default.
> Is there some lingering reason why this should be true?  If we enable
> it by default then e.g. system console installs should work for
> 5.2-RELEASE, and people can use XFree86 out of the box.

Apparently because it only supports Creator and Creator3d cards.  The
attachment function is easy but someone would have to write a framebuffer

That sinks my Ultra5, which has a ATI.

Looks like it has Apple fcode, though:
    41 50 4c 2d 31 2e 30 62 33 36 00

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