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Date:	Sun, 28 Nov 2010 16:29:41 +0800
From:	Microcai <microcai@...oraproject.org>
To:	Vojtech Pavlik <vojtech@...e.cz>
Cc:	Samuel Thibault <samuel.thibault@...-lyon.org>,
	linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org, Alan Cox <alan@...rguk.ukuu.org.uk>,
	linuxconsole-dev@...ts.sourceforge.net,
	linuxconsole@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Kernel fbcon UNICODE font support

在 2010-11-28日的 09:15 +0100,Vojtech Pavlik写道:
> 
> Well, on VGA you could use the 512 glyphs available (9 bit character, 7
> bit attribute) and dynamically change the font in the video memory to
> always contain the characters that you need on the screen. Chances are
> that you won't need all 512 at any single time. The screen isn't that
> large in classic VGA mode.
> 
> But since VGA is mostly dead these days anyway, it'd be a neat hack, but
> probably not worth the effort.

Can't do that. That's too tricky, and some times we *DO* need more than
512 different glyphs.



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