books aren't always as fun :P
> > > > err, I'm pretty new to this, I _think_ I'm using VESA, not sure which version
> > > > and I'm using bank switching, coded with the bios I believe..
> > > > and what's LFB? @_@
> > > Lineair Frame Buffer. Allows you to access all video card memory without bank switching.
> > yah LFB is what 3ds2vxl uses now.
> > it's easy to use except i think activating it is a pain in the neck. there was a time before you guys met me when i used to use bank switching and i thought it was one of the stupidest things in the whole world and whoever invented it needed a beating.
> Maybe you should read books before thinking like that. There is a good reason why it's done that way.
> > there was time before i used bank switching when i was only able to use one bank and so was only able to use something like 34 rows of pixels and i had to check whether my graphic engine was working by making bmp screenshots and loading up windows 3.1 and looking at them in mspaint. i had to crack the bmp format myself coz in those days i didn't have any internet.
> Such things are also explained in books.