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Re: Re: Need testers
- To: tech_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org
- Subject: Re: Re: Need testers
- From: Eugene Bobin <gene_(_at_)_utb_(_dot_)_ru>
- Date: Thu, 25 Nov 1999 08:48:25 +0500
On Wed, Nov 24, 1999 at 10:39:56PM -0400, Aaron Campbell wrote:
> On Wed, 24 Nov 1999, Chris Cappuccio wrote:
> > Did you notice:
> > vt0 ....... CL-GD5422, 80/132col
> > vt0 ... PVGA1a, 80 col
> Yeah. The point of this exercise was to derive some statistics as to how
> many people have video cards that PCVT supports 132 column mode in. The
> switch from 80->132 and vice versa seems to be quite chipset-independent
> (when not using VESA stuff).
Hmm, why not to use VESA? and add more modes?
for example I'd like to have 132x50 text mode..
> I've gotten a couple dozen responses and only one person's video card was
> supported. I think it's safe to remove the 132-column feature for the time
> being. No one has complained that it doesn't work. Perhaps it will be back
> in the future when either many parts of PCVT are rewritten or a whole new
> driver shows up.
> I'm trying to shrink PCVT, remove the useless features, etc. It's just too
> darn big for what it is (this card-dependent code for 132 columns makes
> up at least 15k of the driver which in total is over 100k). And it helps
> the install process, where it will remain at one precious floppy.
Hope, I found 132 mode quite useful, especially for ipfilter ;)
For boot floppy, you always can use cpp to just don't use such code for
So, 132 mode quite useful. ;)
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