Re: GGI, EGCS/PGCC, Kernel source

Alan Cox (
Mon, 2 Mar 1998 08:34:45 +0000 (GMT)

> P.S.2. Writing a frame buffer device for one hardwired resolution of a graphics
> board is a piece of cake. Look at tgafb.c for an example... What I'm
> trying to say is that you should be able to write a frame buffer device
> for your Sun in less than an evening.

Seconded. It took a day and a half to get the Mac consoles up despite
a) having to add 4 bit packed pixel support to the system
b) the linker having bugs at the time which were biting me


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