v1.2, 27 Feb 2000
This document describes how to use the framebuffer devices in Linux with a variety of platforms. This also includes how to set up multi-headed displays.
What is a framebuffer device?
What advantages does framebuffer devices have?
Using framebuffer devices on Intel platforms
5.1 What is vesafb?
5.2 How do I activate the vesafb drivers?
5.3 What VESA modes are available to me?
5.4 Got a Matrox card?
5.5 Got a Permedia card?
5.6 Got a ATI card?
5.7 Which graphic cards are VESA 2.0 compliant?
5.8 Can I make vesafb as a module?
5.9 How do I modify the cursor?
Using framebuffer devices on Atari m68k platforms
6.1 What modes are available on Atari m68k platforms?
6.2 Additional suboptions on Atari m68k platforms
6.3 Using the internal suboption on Atari m68k platforms
6.4 Using the external suboption on Atari m68k platforms
Using framebuffer devices on Amiga m68k platforms
7.1 What modes are available for Amiga m68k platforms?
7.2 Additional suboptions on Amiga m68k platforms
7.3 Supported Amiga graphic expansion boards
Using framebuffer devices on Macintosh m68k platforms
Using framebuffer devices on PowerPC platforms
Using framebuffer devices on Alpha platforms
10.1 What modes are available to me?
10.2 Which graphic cards can work with the frambuffer device?
Using framebuffer devices on SPARC platforms
11.1 Which graphic cards can work with the framebuffer device?
11.2 Configuring the framebuffer devices
Using framebuffer devices on MIPS platforms
Using framebuffer devices on ARM platforms
13.2 Acorn Archimedes
13.3 Other ARM ports (SA 7110s et. al)
Using multi-headed framebuffers
14.4 Standard Disclaimer
14.5 Copyright Information
14.6 What hardware is supported?
14.7 Commercial support
14.8 Getting all the stuff.
14.9 Getting Started
14.11 Other Notes and Problems
Changing console modes
Setting up the X11 FBdev driver
How do I convert XFree86 mode-lines into framebuffer device timings?
Changing the Linux logo
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