Russell Shaw rjshaw at
Mon Feb 5 01:13:46 PST 2007

Rene Rebe wrote:
> Hi,
> On Sunday 04 February 2007 14:18:01 Russell Shaw wrote:
>> Jerome Glisse wrote:
>>> On 2/4/07, Russell Shaw <rjshaw at> wrote:
>>>> Hi,
>>>> Where can i get the "vesa" standards free? Or do i have to buy'em?
>>>> I'm interested in understanding and improving X video drivers.
>>> There should be a pdf of vesa vbe 3.0 available on the net. But don't
>>> expect to improve things using vesa, AFAIK vesa is a very limited
>>> standard with almost no acceleration for any interesting things.
>>> It's more a legacy things that let you set video mode and draw
>>> everythings using CPU and memcpying to the video card.
>> Hi,
>> Are there any standards for a hardware accelerated graphics driver
>> api for 2D on current graphics cards?
> No.

I found there is one (VBE/AF):

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