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Re: VBE support

From: OKUJI Yoshinori
Subject: Re: VBE support
Date: Mon, 06 Nov 2000 05:57:00 +0900

From: Vesa Jääskeläinen <address@hidden>
Subject: Re: VBE support
Date: Sun, 5 Nov 2000 22:32:58 +0200 (EET)

> I didn't test it yet but some comments about code...

  Any comments are welcome, but I strongly recommend trying it first,
because it tends to be misleading that you merely glance at code. That
is a mistake many programmers make. And, without feedbacks, no code
will be mature. That's why we had to release, even though
0.5.96 should have been the final test release.

> when you want to set specific video mode then you must search it and
> not just say I want mode 0x103 (in vbe 1.2 that was 800x600x256).
> in vbe 2.0+ mode numbers in different video cards doesn't have to
> be same.

  What are you talking about? Have you seen the command "vbeprobe"?


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