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Re: Why



On Mon, 6 Dec 1999, Bart Szyszka wrote:

bart >Would it be difficult to develop a generic driver similar to Microsoft's? So
bart >any video cards compatible with Window's generic driver would work with
bart >the Linux one?

I believe that is one of the goals of the X frame buffer driver,
reading/writing directly to the frame buffer, in many cases really slow
but at least it is very compadible (from what I have read, I don't know
the technical details)  Don't know the status on it yet, and i think it
depends on frame buffer code in the kernel that is still beta (?)

nate

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