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vesa - Generic VESA video driver
vesa is an XFree86 driver for generic VESA video cards. It can drive
most VESA-compatible video cards, but only makes use of the basic stan-
dard VESA core that is common to these cards. The driver supports
depths 8, 15 16 and 24.
The vesa driver supports most VESA-compatible video cards. There are
some known exceptions, and those should be listed here.
Please refer to XF86Config(5) for general configuration details. This
section only covers configuration details specific to this driver.
The driver auto-detects the presence of VESA-compatible hardware. The
ChipSet name may optionally be specified in the config file "Device"
section, and will override the auto-detection:
The following driver Options are supported:
Option "ShadowFB" "boolean"
Enable or disable use of the shadow framebuffer layer. Default:
This option is recommended for performance reasons.
XFree86(1), XF86Config(5), xf86cfg(1), xf86config(1), Xserver(1), X(7)
Authors include: Paulo CÚsar Pereira de Andrade.
4.5.0 XFree86 VESA(4)