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Re: newport console problems, some hardware questions

To: mdhill@genxl.com, linux@cthulhu.engr.sgi.com
Subject: Re: newport console problems, some hardware questions
From: Thomas Bogendoerfer <tsbogend@alpha.franken.de>
Date: Thu, 18 Mar 1999 22:35:24 +0100
In-reply-to: <9903180745.ZM1473@mdhill.genxl.com>; from Michael Hill on Thu, Mar 18, 1999 at 07:45:43AM -0500
References: <19990315220341.C2301@alpha.franken.de> <tsbogend@alpha.franken.de> <9903180745.ZM1473@mdhill.genxl.com>
Sender: owner-linux@cthulhu.engr.sgi.com
On Thu, Mar 18, 1999 at 07:45:43AM -0500, Michael Hill wrote:
> > faster scrolling only with 1024 scanline screen modes. This slows
> > down scrolling, and I hope there is a better solution (but I doubt it).
> 
> This works well, Thomas.  Now I can see what's happening on the screen.  I
> haven't run into any problems with the scrolling speed yet (I don't notice a
> difference just by watching it).

it isn't that bad, when the lines are only partially filled or whenever
columns contain the same content. But there is a fix insight. I just
have to figure out, how to completly clear the scrolled in scanlines.

Thomas.

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