Manual Reference Pages - VGA_SETDISPLAYSTART (3)
vga_setdisplaystart - set the display start address
void vga_setdisplaystart(int a);
Set the display start address to
a, where the address is the
number of pixels offset from the start of video memory,
except for hicolor/truecolor modes, which use a unit of
1 byte. Can be used for page-flipping and virtual desktop
scrolling. May not work properly for 16 color modes.
You should ensure that the memory displayed is actually available on the SVGA
card (query memory size with
and ensure that it is saved by svgalib during console switches with
You may only set the bits of the display start address returned by
This manual page was edited by Michael Weller <email@example.com>. The
exact source of the referenced function as well as of the original documentation is
It is very likely that both are at least to some extent are due to
Harm Hanemaayer <H.Hanemaayer@inter.nl.net>.
Occasionally this might be wrong. I hereby
asked to be excused by the original author and will happily accept any additions or corrections
to this first version of the svgalib manual.
|Svgalib (>= 1.2.11) ||VGA_SETDISPLAYSTART (3) ||27 July 1997 |
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