Non-X text mode console
alan at redhat.com
Tue Sep 16 09:28:07 UTC 2008
> Unless I've missed something huge, virtual terminals aren't going away.
> What may or may not be going away is the x86 video BIOS text mode, to be
> replaced with a kernel framebuffer, which precludes the use of console
> fonts, which very few people ever mess with. The console itself will
> remain. Someone please correct me if I'm wrong.
Framebuffer consoles support fonts.
However they do not work on all machines, they do not work with a lot of
screen reader technology and they don't work with many of the remote management
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