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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] vgacon: Workaround for resize bug in some chipsets
    Antonino A. Daplas wrote:

    >Bodo Eggert wrote:
    >
    >
    >>Antonino A. Daplas <adaplas@gmail.com> wrote:
    >>
    >>
    >>
    >>>+++ b/drivers/video/console/vgacon.c
    >>>+#define VGA_FONTWIDTH 8 /* VGA does not support fontwidths != 8 */
    >>>
    >>>
    >>This is not true, VGA cards do support fontwidth=9, but the ninth column
    >>
    >>
    >
    >Yes. What it should mean is that vgacon does not support fontwidths != 8.
    >
    >
    >
    I think vgacon doesn't touch the 8/9 pixel setting, so the fonts are hw
    extended to 9 pixels by VGA in many modes.

    --Mika

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