Re: vga text console

From: Jan Engelhardt
Date: Tue Aug 15 2006 - 02:50:35 EST

>> 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?
>It's possible to make vgacon modular, the changes required will be
>minimal. It would seem that nobody ever had a need for it, so that was
>never done.

Maybe someday this will happen automagically when VGA/FB switching
is finished.

Jan Engelhardt
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