[coreboot] Fonts at the Bios

Stefan Reinauer stefan.reinauer at coreboot.org
Sun Jun 5 03:30:57 CEST 2011

On 6/4/11 3:22 PM, dove - railing wrote:
> I am not a techie.
> Would it be correct to say that fonts at the Bios level are decided by 
> the Video card / VGA firmware?
The VGA BIOS loads the initial font.

> Is there an opensource utility for them?
I found this, it's not open source though:


then there is setfont for linux in the kbd package that allows you 
changing the VGA text mode font during OS run time.

See the following link for more information:

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