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SubjectRe: Portrait display mode with framebuffer drivers
On Wed, 11 Sep 2002, Erik Mouw wrote:

> On Mon, Sep 09, 2002 at 09:43:49PM +0200, Otto Wyss wrote:
> > I'm considering buying a SyncMaster 171T which is turn able 90? and comes with
> > the Pivot software for Macintosh and Windows. Are the framebuffer drivers also
> > capable of turning the display 90?? If yes is it possible for any graphics card
> > or are there any limitations?
>
> XFree can do it on Compaq Ipaq handhelds running Linux (which use dumb
> framebuffers). No kernel support needed, runs out-of-the-box.

However, the kernel support for rotating the virtual console text is still
missing.


Nicolas

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