Mail Archives: djgpp/1994/03/24/09:30:15

Date: Thu, 24 Mar 94 08:39:04 -0500
From: dj AT ctron DOT com (DJ Delorie)
To: jnemeth AT cue DOT bc DOT ca
Cc: djgpp AT sun DOT soe DOT clarkson DOT edu
Subject: Re: video drivers

>      Speaking of video drivers, what about the possibility of
> one that handles linear mapping of video memory (i.e. all of
> video memory mapped at some address instead of a just a 64K
> chunk), ala Mach 32, S3, etc.

The biggest problem with video drivers is that gcc doesn't support
"far" and dpmi doesn't support "near".  That means a lot of assembler,

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