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SubjectRe: vm86 in kernel [was: vesafb...]
On Sat, 22 Jan 2000, Kendall Bennett wrote:
> I thought there was another guy who developed a kenel module that
> uses the vm86 stuff internally in the kernel to communiate with the
> VBE 2.0/3.0 BIOS without needing a user space daemon? Is there some

Atleast I'm not aware of such a patch. Do you have a pointer to it?

> limitation on using the vm86 services in the kernel from another part
> of the kernel directly (as opposed to from a user space app)?

This is what I hoped for originally but according to Alan Cox was hackish
or unsuitable. I don't know about the details.


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