[Intel-gfx] Console framebuffer support.

Tino Keitel tino.keitel+xorg at tikei.de
Thu Jan 8 00:47:30 CET 2009

On Thu, Jan 08, 2009 at 00:00:12 +0100, Raúl Sánchez Siles wrote:
>   Hello:
>   I'm interested in being able to use console in framebuffer mode as opposed 
> to regular text (80x25) mode. There are several reasons, maybe the most 
> important is that 25 text lines is far little to get enough hacking 
> information.


>   My questions are:
>   · Is indeed any kind of console frame buffer driver is supported currently
>   · What are the possibilities if you want to run frame buffer on console
>   · Is/are any of them expected to be supported

There is a framebuffer driver called intelfb. It supports chipsets up
to i965 AFAIK.


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