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SubjectRe: VESA FBconsole driver?
Geert Uytterhoeven <geert@linux-m68k.org> wrote:

> Assumed the BIOS can recover from whatever the application has done to the
> graphics chipset...

If the program just crashed (and did not lock the graphics card), the
BIOS can nearly always restore the screen properly. I know that from the
years of doing graphics development under DOS and always using the BIOS
to restore the screen when I screwed up and crashed my graphics programs
;-)

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