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SubjectRe: SVGA kernel chipset drivers.
Albert Cahalan <albert@ccs.neu.edu> has written:

>>From alan@lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk Fri May 31 20:53:09 1996

>>> Nope, the kernel can provide a framebuffer device in /dev that
>>> programs can mmap. IO port access is less critical.
>>
>> We had this argument before. Some cards dont have a frame buffer.

>Name one. (yes, VGA _does_ have a frame buffer)

IBM 8514.

(You must mean cards that don't have direct frame buffer access.)

Tom.


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