lkml.org 
[lkml]   [1998]   [Dec]   [17]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
 
Messages in this thread
    /
    Date
    From
    SubjectRe: sak-2.1.131.diff
    On Tue, Dec 15, 1998 at 11:19:15AM -0500, Michael Dale Long wrote:

    > > Yep. But there's not much you can do [0], since the kernel doesn't know
    > > how to properly restore video modes.
    >
    > There must be some standard way to tell the video card to go back to 80x25
    > textmode. At least on the i386 architecture. Unfortunately I don't
    > enough about video card programming to know what that would be.

    There is only one safe standard way I know of. Pressing the reset button
    if your computer has one ... it's virtually impossible to do it in software.

    Vojtech

    -
    To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
    the body of a message to majordomo@vger.rutgers.edu
    Please read the FAQ at http://www.tux.org/lkml/

    \
     
     \ /
      Last update: 2005-03-22 13:46    [W:0.019 / U:0.388 seconds]
    ©2003-2016 Jasper Spaans. hosted at Digital OceanAdvertise on this site