On Fri, 14 Jan 2000, Geert Uytterhoeven wrote:
> On Thu, 13 Jan 2000, William J. Earl wrote:
> > the hardware. Note that XZ, like Newport graphics on Indy, does not
> > have a CPU-addressable frame buffer, so you have to use the rendering
> > interface.
> You can still write a frame buffer device for it, but you can't export the
> frame buffer to userspace (smem_start and smem_len == 0). Just make sure you
> fill in your own drawing routines in display->dispsw.
In the next few days I will be introducing fbcon-accel.c which are a set
of console functions wrapped around the accel features of a card. I hope
to have this go into the 2.3.x kernels soon.
Codito, ergo sum - "I code, therefore I am"
James Simmons (o_
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