[TAG] framebuffer 4
Jay R. Ashworth
jra at baylink.com
Mon Apr 19 06:58:17 MSD 2004
On Mon, Apr 19, 2004 at 02:53:17AM +0100, Thomas Adam wrote:
> --- "frank.n.dale" <frank.n.dale at eastcoast.co.za> wrote:
> > You proceed to tell me that you are not using them
> > in the text console. That would require a kernel hack.
> Oh, I am much more democratic than that. I merely suggested.
> > >From the very beginning, my query was solely about
> > the text console. Putting your reply in explicit form,
> > I get:
> > Although the framebuffer defines 256 colors even
> > in a pure text console, only 16 of them are available
> > at once in the text console. They can only be used here
> > giving them a number 0-15.
> Frank, you must forgive my cynicism, but the way you're writing this, and
> asking the questions sounds very much like a homework/University
> assignment. Just what is it you're wanting to do?
> Care to confirm? ;)
Naaah, Thomas. That's what we all accused hiim of *last* month, when
he asked this the first time. It's too small a question to be a
semester project, so he must just really want to know.
Alas, I can't *quite* extract his real question, either.
Jay R. Ashworth jra at baylink.com
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