DGA driver v2 fix
jonandia at aotek.es
Mon Dec 15 15:02:05 CET 2003
Interesting comments. Thank you.
> -----Mensaje original-----
> De: Dimitar Zhekov [SMTP:jimmy at is-vn.bg]
> Enviado el: lunes 15 de diciembre de 2003 12:24
> Para: Josu Onandia
> CC: grx at gnu.de
> Asunto: Re: DGA driver v2 fix
> JO> Sorry for my ignorance,
> That's allright, they're too recent. DGA driver v1 has been
> included in 246, the rest currently exists only as patches.
> JO> but I haven't heard about DGA, raw driver or psf2.
> JO> I use the drivers for Linux framebuffer and for ...,
> JO> and I would like to know if those changes affect me.
> They won't, except that you'll be able to use psf2 fonts.
> Presently only iso01-12x22, iso02-12x22 and sun12x22 are
> psf2 AFAIK. My next terminus font will include 12x24 psf2.
> JO> Could you explain me something about all this?
> DGA is the XFree86 Direct Graphics Access, which operates
> with or without [it's own] framebuffer [a memory pointer].
> 246's vd_xfdga.c requires that framebuffer, DGA v2 (to be
> included in 247p1?) may operate without it (and w/o 4755).
> As of psf2, that's v2.0 of the Linux Console PC Screen Font
> format. Allows arbitary width and height monospaced fonts
> (GRX driver does, but as of 2.4.22, the console framebuffer
> drivers allow only width = 8, 12 and 16 and height <= 32).
> E-gards: Jimmy
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