Re: [patch] Re: Framebuffer...Why oh Why???

From: Timothy Covell (
Date: Tue Jan 01 2002 - 02:03:53 EST

On Monday 31 December 2001 18:23, Ken Moffat wrote:
> On Sun, 30 Dec 2001, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> > No sane person should use frame buffers if they have the choice.
> >
> > Like your mama told you: "Just say no". Use text-mode and X11, and be
> > happy.
> But how else can I get a legible 128x48 console on a 1024x768 display
> ? 8-)
> Ken

Those 132 char wide displays are great when I connect to the Vax that
I keep in the basement. Oh wait, I haven't used a Vax in three years.
I sure do miss executive mode, that made feel a big and useless fat
cat. ;-)

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