Re: vga text console

From: James C Georgas
Date: Mon Aug 14 2006 - 22:06:19 EST

On Tue, 2006-15-08 at 09:54 +0800, Antonino A. Daplas wrote:
> > 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
> off.
Oh. That actually sounds like it could be a lot of fun. I'm a big fan of
the Minimal Kernel.

I'm kind of surprised that the VGA console can't be built as a module,
like the other console drivers in the kernel can be. Is this on purpose,
or is it just that nobody has gotten around to it?

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