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Re: New 2.0.107 console scheme

To: jesseba@rock.csd.sgi.com (Jesse Barnes)
Subject: Re: New 2.0.107 console scheme
From: alan@lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk (Alan Cox)
Date: Thu, 25 Jun 1998 21:47:41 +0100 (BST)
Cc: linux@cthulhu.engr.sgi.com
In-reply-to: <3592B271.14F268F4@csd.sgi.com> from "Jesse Barnes" at Jun 25, 98 01:26:25 pm
Sender: owner-linux@cthulhu.engr.sgi.com
> Does the main kernel source tree have support for Indys natively, and
> if so, is the new fbcon method supported for the console?  

Almost and no. Its not fb_con thats relevant for the indy. fbcon is a directly
accessible bitmapped display. The indy will need to use abscon directly  to
issue newport commands


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