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

From: Alan Cox
Date: Wed Mar 09 2005 - 14:20:59 EST

On Mer, 2005-03-09 at 09:34, Geert Uytterhoeven wrote:
> 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, ...

Jon is the origin of those ideas not me, I'm merely supporting them
providing there is still a basic kernel side console.


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