[SDL] no software surfaces with svgalib driver?
slouken at devolution.com
Thu Jan 26 00:13:25 PST 2006
> I noticed that the SDL (1.2.9) svgalib driver only makes use of linear
> addressable (framebuffer) video modes. On older systems (like one of
> mine), linear addressable modes are often not available.
> Especially for cards with VESA VBE < 2.0 the svgalib vesa driver is
> unusable, since VESA only supports framebuffering for VBE 2.0 and later.
I've added your bug report and patch to bugzilla:
Do you actually get decent performance from this? When I was writing
that code years ago, my 486 got terrible banked video performance.
Maelstrom was unplayable. :)
-Sam Lantinga, Senior Software Engineer, Blizzard Entertainment
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