Manual Reference Pages - VESA (4)
vesa - Generic VESA video driver
vesa is an Xorg driver for generic VESA video cards. It can drive most
VESA-compatible video cards, but only makes use of the basic standard
VESA core that is common to these cards. The driver supports depths 8, 15
16 and 24.
vesa driver supports most VESA-compatible video cards. There are some known
exceptions, and those should be listed here.
Please refer to xorg.conf(5) for general configuration
details. This section only covers configuration details specific to this
The driver auto-detects the presence of VESA-compatible hardware. The
ChipSet name may optionally be specified in the config file
34Device34 section, and will override the auto-detection:
The following driver
Options are supported:
Option 34ShadowFB34 34boolean34 |
Enable or disable use of the shadow framebuffer layer. Default: on.
This option is recommended for performance reasons.
Option 34ModeSetClearScreen34 34boolean34 |
Clear the screen on mode set. Some BIOSes seem to be broken in the
sense that the newly set video mode is bogus if they are asked to
clear the screen during mode setting. If you experience problems try
to turn this option off. Default: on.
Xorg(1), xorg.conf(5), Xserver(1), X(7)
Authors include: Paulo Ce'sar Pereira de Andrade.
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