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Re: DECstation task force ... :)

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Subject: Re: DECstation task force ... :)
From: ralf@uni-koblenz.de
Date: Mon, 22 Jun 1998 10:55:53 +0200
In-reply-to: <19980622000029.23431@alpha.franken.de>; from Thomas Bogendoerfer on Mon, Jun 22, 1998 at 12:00:29AM +0200
References: <199806212111.XAA27518@jordan.numerik> <19980622000029.23431@alpha.franken.de>
On Mon, Jun 22, 1998 at 12:00:29AM +0200, Thomas Bogendoerfer wrote:

> if this is a frame buffer don't waste your time looking at the Sparc stuff.
> Go and get abscon from the VGER CVS tree and write a frame buffer device. It 
> took me about a day to redo the console of the magnum, which is now reliable,
> colors are working as expected and it does the same hardware based scrolling
> the VGA cards do (move origin instead of copying). And you can get a X server
> at nearly no cost.

Wrong :-)  I've already built and packaged the fbcon X server ...

  Ralf

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