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Date:      Tue, 12 Sep 1995 17:27:28 +0930 (CST)
From:      Michael Smith <msmith@atrad.adelaide.edu.au>
To:        terry@lambert.org (Terry Lambert)
Cc:        partek@indecent.com, terry@lambert.org, julian@ref.tfs.com, questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: cons25 and vt100
Message-ID:  <199509120757.RAA21521@genesis.atrad.adelaide.edu.au>
In-Reply-To: <199509120111.SAA14575@phaeton.artisoft.com> from "Terry Lambert" at Sep 11, 95 06:11:25 pm

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Terry Lambert stands accused of saying:
> > I have a Cirrus Logic 5426/8(clgd5428) and that's what pcvt reports on 
> > bootup. 
> 
> 8-|.  I have no idea how it knows that.

It probably searches the VGA ROM region for match strings.  It's the only way
to reasonably reliably detect video cards.

> 					Terry Lambert

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