>On Thu, Apr 19, 2001 at 13:54:52 +0200, S ren Schmidt wrote:
>> It seems Andrey A. Chernov wrote:
>> > Currently SC_MOUSE_CHAR occupes 0xd0-0xd4 range which produce conflict
>> > with several languages code tables. I plan to redefine it by default to
>> > 0x03-0x07 leaving possibility to redefine it to any range as currently
>> > present. This way minimizes arcane information needed for user to setup
>> > its language correctly.
>> > 
>> > Any objections?
>> Wont work, it needs to be in the (IIRC) 0xd0 - 0xe0 range for the
>> HW to DTRT with the ninth bit on VGA HW.
>It works for years, just making small vertical black line sometimes
>appearse in the cursor.
>> The has been beaten to death several times before, check the archives...
>We just add yet one conflicting language - Ukrainian. How many you want
>to change this decision? Breaking letters is more important than black
>line in the cursor.

This has been discussed so many times in the past. We can configure
the the base mouse char ether 1) by the kernel option SC_MOUSE_CHAR
or 2) by `vidcontrol -M'.

Maybe we should automatically add `-M 3' to flags for vidcontrol
in rc.conf for those languages...


>Andrey A. Chernov

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