Re: OpenGL-based framebuffer concepts

From: Jeff Garzik
Date: Tue May 23 2006 - 21:50:11 EST

Matthew Garrett wrote:
In the long run, graphics drivers need to know how to program cards from scratch rather than depending on 80x25 text mod being there for them.

True in theory, but that's a task of immense proportions. The Video BIOS is often the only place where RAM timings and other board-specific data lives.


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