[Intel-gfx] Console framebuffer support.
tino.keitel+xorg at tikei.de
Wed Jan 7 15:47:30 PST 2009
On Thu, Jan 08, 2009 at 00:00:12 +0100, Raúl Sánchez Siles wrote:
> 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
> 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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