[LinuxBIOS] 2 Beginner questions

Richard Smith smithbone at gmail.com
Fri May 12 05:03:12 CEST 2006

On 5/11/06, scott <scott at waye.co.uk> wrote:
> I'm a little confused about getting a console on a screen:
> Do I need the VGA stuff in order to get just text output from the
> onboard video (EPIA MII) or is it only needed to do graphics?

You have to do the VGA stuff to initialize the vga card correctly.  So
it has to be done before any video output text or otherwise.

> What is a "uniq console" as activated by :

I vaguely remember this.  grepping through the code it only looks like
its used in the ragexl code so you probally don't have to mess with it

Richard A. Smith

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