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SubjectRE: KDB in the mainstream 2.4.x kernels?
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> On Llu, 2003-08-25 at 17:23, Andi Kleen wrote:
> > > instructions as a forth program that frobbed registers
> appropriately. The
> > > kernel would have a small forth interpretor to run it.
> Then switching
> > > resolutions could happen safely in the kernel.
> >
> > Did the proposal come with working code?
>
> I've seen workable non forth versions of the proposal yes. It isnt
> actually that hard to do for most video cards

Interesting. So did the interpreted forth (or other) program then interact with the VGA BIOS or was it more generic?

matt
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