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SubjectRe: Win95 style graphical boot screen
On  3 Mar 96 at 23:15, Harvey Fishman wrote:

> On Thu, 29 Feb 1996, Ulrich Windl wrote:
[...]
> >
> > CGA only has 4 colors at a time. For Hercules users we may only use 2
> > colors. For those with a monochrome card (the real one) we may not
> > use any graphics. Therefore: Just use 80x25 text mode (BIOS mode 3).
>
> Errr, if you really want to support MDA and Hercules, then you better use
> BIOS mode 7 video only and then limit things to 40 columns. That is the

Agreed! Another back-out; mode 7 is the thing. But if I have to use
40 colums, I go to the cellar and get the old Video Genie out (64x16
resolution) ;-)

> lingua franca of IBM displays, and will work with MDA, Herc, and CGA (and
> of course with everything since.)
>
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Rechenzentrum DV-med Franz-Josef-Strauss-Allee 11
Tel: +49 941 944-5879 D-93053 Regensburg
FAX: +49 941 944-5882
Just imagine my mail address were <Ulrich.Windl@rz.uni.r.de>...


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