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SubjectRe: Asynchronous Video Cons ole für Linux?
Hi!

> > > are there exist any projects for connecting video consoles to the Linux
> > > kernel asynchronous? We would like to write a Linux video console for a
> > > (comparatively) slow device which is able to run simple console
> > > applications upto the fbdev X-server.
> > >
> > > Please cc your answer to me.
> >
> > I do not know about any such project and yes it would be nice.
> >
> > Its bad to see find / limited by vesafb speed...
>
> There is no fundamental reason you cannot do this. For the kernel side the
> console driver in text mode already gives you the 80x25 + attributes image
> that you can use to do asynchronous video updates however your hardware
> works.

I never said it was hard to write... And it would make sun4 usable as
terminal, and would greatly help on vesafb machines.
Pavel
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