Re: vga text console
From: Antonino A. Daplas
Date: Mon Aug 14 2006 - 21:52:20 EST
On Mon, 2006-08-14 at 21:41 -0400, James C Georgas wrote:
> On Tue, 2006-15-08 at 09:26 +0800, Antonino A. Daplas wrote:
> > On Tue, 2006-08-15 at 09:22 +0800, Antonino A. Daplas wrote:
> > > On Mon, 2006-08-14 at 21:11 -0400, James C Georgas wrote:
> > > > I can't seem to remove the VGA text console from my kernel
> > > > configuration. Can someone please enlighten me?
> > >
> > > You can't. It is always part of the kernel (for X86 at least). What's
> > > your intention?
> I want to write my own VGA text console driver.
> > And correcting myself, you can configure out vgacon, but you have to
> > define CONFIG_EMBEDDED, and undefine CONFIG_VT.
> If I define CONFIG_EMBEDDED, is that going to change the behaviour of
> other subsystems, or does it just enable more options?
It basically opens up a lot of config options. It may also disable a few
incompatible options (ie, CONFIG_DEBUG_VERBOSE), and enable a few. It
will require that you know exactly what options need to be turned on or
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