Re: GGI, EGCS/PGCC, Kernel source

Jon M. Taylor (
Wed, 25 Feb 1998 10:15:36 -0800 (PST)

On Tue, 24 Feb 1998, Michael Schmitz wrote:

> At 10:12 PM +0000 2/24/98, Alan Cox wrote:
> >> Where can I find out information about fbcon? Do you have a URL?
> >
> >Its in the standard 2.1.8x kernels, and in the m68k tree since 2.0.
> Actually, it's been in the m68k tree since 0.9.13 or such. First saw it
> running in fall 1994.
> >The fb_dev portable Xserver has been in Xfree for ages. (Its in
> >drivers/hw with the other sets but doesnt use XAA right now).
> drivers/hw/fbdev/fbdev.c is about all IIRC.

KGI/m68k runs on top of fbcons.c. KGI exists in part because
fbcons.c was never ported to VGA-style hardware.

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