[LinuxBIOS] VGA support
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Thu Aug 11 00:47:27 CEST 2005
I add some lines
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On 8/10/05, Li-Ta Lo <ollie at lanl.gov> wrote:
> On Wed, 2005-08-10 at 17:35 -0400, Stephen.Kimball at bench.com wrote:
> > Could someone explain the different VGA options with LinuxBIOS?
> > I've read the testbios FAQ items. This seems to be a utility program
> > that can be run after the system comes up to initialize a VGA card. Then
> > I suppose one could open an X window.
> > Then there are several LinuxBIOS Options that mention VGA:
> > VGABIOS_START
> This one is obsolete, it was used for VIA/EPIA only.
> I am going to remove it soon.
> > PCI_VGA_RAM_IMAGE_START
> This is were the VGABIOS is copy to in DRAM. By PCI spec, it should be
> 0xC0000 for x86.
> > CONFIG_CONSOLE_VGA
> This control if you are going to use VGA console. If it is enable, you
> can read message from VGA screen instead of serial console.
> > CONFIG_LEGACY_VGABIOS
> This one is obsolete too like VGABIOS_START.
> > Some VGA options are more useful than others. For example,
> > CONFIG_LEGACY_VGABIOS does not seem to be used.
> > I see CONFIG_CONSOLE_VGA enables logging to the VGA.
> > Could someone write a FAQ describing how to make CONFIG_CONSOLE_VGA
> > work?
> > Thanks.
> > Steve
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> Li-Ta Lo <ollie at lanl.gov>
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