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Re: Rex and the Newport.

To: Alan Cox <alan@lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk>
Subject: Re: Rex and the Newport.
From: ralf@uni-koblenz.de
Date: Thu, 30 Apr 1998 00:55:48 +0200
Cc: adevries@engsoc.carleton.ca, linux@cthulhu.engr.sgi.com
In-reply-to: <m0yUfUg-000aNhC@the-village.bc.nu>; from Alan Cox on Wed, Apr 29, 1998 at 11:38:25PM +0100
References: <19980430003404.02686@uni-koblenz.de> <m0yUfUg-000aNhC@the-village.bc.nu>
Sender: owner-linux@cthulhu.engr.sgi.com
On Wed, Apr 29, 1998 at 11:38:25PM +0100, Alan Cox wrote:

> > Btw, whe really should switch all MIPS machines to fbcon or will never
> > have a kernel with reasonable fast console and support for multiple
> > GFX types in kernel binary.
> 
> fbcon assumes direct memory access to the display. abscon is probably
> what you want.

Sorry, yes.  I had the G364 based video card for Magnum 4000 /
Olivetti M700-10 in mind which in fact is just a dumb fb.

  Ralf

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