Re: programming NOVA gfx

From: Jo Even Skarstein <>
Date: Mon, 16 Feb 1998 16:53:03 +0000 (/etc/localtime)

On Mon, 16 Feb 1998, Petr Stehlik wrote:

> is it possible to change graphics resolution from within a program and then
> restore it back safely? Some NOVA VDI support for this? Are there some
> predefined standard gfx modes? (like in VGA BIOS)

I have some sources here that does such things, I believe I got them from
Magnus who got them from CI.

And yes, there's nothing wrong with changing resolutions in a
AES-application as long as you...

1. ...lock the AES while you're in the new resolution. VDI will still
2. ...restore the original resolution when you exit.

** Jo Even Skarstein
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