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

From: Geert Uytterhoeven
Date: Wed Mar 09 2005 - 17:25:44 EST

On Wed, 9 Mar 2005, Alan Cox wrote:
> 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.

Thanks for correcting me!



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