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Re: console mode(probally off)

On Tue, Jun 03, 2003 at 02:47:09AM +0200, Adam Borowski wrote:
> As a completely unrelated note, I wonder what is the reason to use fbdev 
> instead of real text console/svgatextmode in the default kernel.

i18n. A 'normal' text mode doesn't allow for CJK charachters to be

> What about reverting the installation kernels back to the good old real
> text console, which has been enjoyed full hardware acceleration since 
> the times of MDA cards?

I won't stop you, but probably asian people would.

Wouter Verhelst
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