What happened to the Hercules / mono support?

Alan Cox alan at lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk
Wed Jun 25 07:33:50 PDT 2008

> hga support went away in ~2000, with the release of XFree86 4.0.  Sorry
> about that.  Reviving the support would be a fascinating exercise in
> necrophi^Wretrocomputing, but I don't know of anyone working on it and
> would be rather concerned for their mental state if I did.

Its a simple linear framebuffer with two fixed mode settings so should
be doable with shadowfb doing all the work. Would indeed be a fun 'first
project' for someone.


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