On Mon, 15 Mar 2004, James Simmons wrote:
> I have been doing some work on cleaning up and debugging the resize
> issue of fbcon. The first think I discovered where I never paid attention
> to before was that the number of columns and rows change you you run
> setfont. Isn't this wrong. The number of rows and columns should remain
> the same. Only the font size chaneg which causes a console resolution
It depends: from a text console point of view, changing the font doesn't change
the number of columns and rows.
However, from a graphics point of view, changing the font can change the number
of columns and rows, since the display resolution is constant.
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