Re: [Linux-fbdev-devel] [announce 0/7] fbsplash - The FramebufferSplash

From: Geert Uytterhoeven
Date: Wed Mar 09 2005 - 04:36:48 EST

On Wed, 9 Mar 2005, Jon Smirl wrote:
> Another idea would be to build a console is user space. Think of it as
> a full screen xterm. A user space console has access to full hardware
> acceleration using the DRM interface.

Yep. And that's what Alan Cox wanted to do. Console in userspace, eye candy
(using Porter-Duff blending) as much as you want, full UTF-8 support, ...



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