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Re: Weekend offline

Subject: Re: Weekend offline
From: Luc Beurton <>
Date: Mon, 27 Nov 95 14:30:09 MET
In-reply-to: <>; from "Paolo Bevilacqua" at Nov 27, 95 1:20 pm
Mailer: Elm [revision: 70.85]
> Hello,
> On Nov 27, 12:37pm, linux-user wrote:
> > Subject: Weekend offline
> > Hi all,
> >
> > it looks as if my complete email is trashed.
> > Can someone fill me in on the last weekend? (beginning friday evening)
> >
> You didn't missed anything. Actually, it was a long, boring, raining weekend.
> The list didn't moved, and i wrote some optimized code for the console. That's
> all.

Hi all,

I've done some test this week-end too, and I found  that the function 
gprint_char is not very  slow but the real probleme is the scrolling. So, I try 
to use the option Top of the screen of the G364 board. The VRAM could be saw  
as a circular buffer. I've only tested this way of scrolling on the 
Hello_World_VMlinux, with only  down scrolling. I think it could be as fast as 
a text card on my PC.
So two questions:
- Can we rely on 2MB of VRAM or is somebody got less with his G364 ? 
- Paolo, what's new with your 4bpp stuff ? less bpp we can use more this 
'circular buffer' will be usefull.

Cheers Luc.

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