Re: fbcon fix for pre-2.1.112-1

Martin Mares (
Tue, 28 Jul 1998 01:57:27 +0200

> With vesafb, however, I have no scroll back at all. Also, I actually
> think it is so slow that I am just going to keep on using vgacon. It
> also seems to use a lot less memory. Is there any real reason to use
> the framebuffer when vgacon is working fine?

Yes, it is -- there are nasty videocards (such as Neomagic) where
vesafb is the only way how to get usable graphics and text modes.

Have a nice fortnight

Martin `MJ' Mares   <>
Faculty of Math and Physics, Charles University, Prague, Czech Rep., Earth
"Anything is good and useful if it's made of chocolate."

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