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SubjectRe: kill -9 <pid of X>
On Wed, 19 Aug 1998, Geert Uytterhoeven wrote:

> On Tue, 18 Aug 1998, Jon M. Taylor wrote:
> > On Mon, 17 Aug 1998, Geert Uytterhoeven wrote:
> > >
> > > So when is someone gonna write a simple basic VGA frame buffer device, that
> > > does stupid VGA modes (max. 320x256 in 8bpp, 640x480 in 4bpp) only?
> >
> > isn't this what vgafb did?
>
> Vgafb is VGA _text_ only.

??? Now I am really confused. So what is the difference between vgafb
and vgacon?

> > > I know VGA is banked, but these days there are mmap() hooks in the frame buffer
> > > device API.
> >
> > There are? Can you point me to some documentation?
>
> Use the Source, Luke :-)

I asked for that, didn't I |->.
> Look at th mmap() member function in fb_ops. Currently used on SPARC only.

Will do. Thanks.

Jon

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