Fonts in the ROM of IBM's Display Adapters
I am interested to know what is contained in IBM's display adapter's
ROMs. More specifically, IBM released 4 major display adapters that
were widely cloned, the MDA, the CGA, the EGA, and the VGA. Each
adapter has its own cell sizes in its text modes:
The EGA supports the text modes of CGA and MDA, the MCGA supports EGA,
CGA, and MDA, the VGA supports MCGA, EGA, CGA, and MDA. This means
that up to five fonts need to be stored in the VGA's BIOS ROM.
As for the first two cards, MDA and CGA, I have heard that they use
the same...Display font choices each in own font
Has anyone tried to code this? I have learned how to display a list of
fonts available from
http://www.lebans.com/enumfonts.htm. (thanks, Steve).
I presume that one could not show each individual font in its own font
as Word has done since 2000?
On 21 May 2006 14:41:16 -0700, email@example.com wrote:
>Has anyone tried to code this? I have learned how to display a list of
>fonts available from
>http://www.lebans.com/enumfonts.htm. (thanks, Steve).
>I presume that one could not show each individual font in its own font
>as Word has done since 2000?
I think there ...IBM RS/6000 MCA SCSI Adapter vs. IBM PS/2 MCA SCSI Adapter
I found in my MCA repository a (seems to be) functionnal RS/6000 32bit
In my '80, I have a (what seems to be, again) original PS/2 SCSI
Adapter, w/o cache. I found also a w/cache, but is faulty.
May I get better performance, any improvement of any kind trying this
RS/6000 Adapter, or is it not going to run at all...or will it be worse ?
I have a 0661 type HDD, 320 MB in the SCSI Chain.
Hum, as I see after some searches, it is RS/6000-only adapter, no ADF,
not useable in a PS/2...Can someone confirm this ?
The Godfather wrote:
> Hello,...IBM RS/6000: Color Graphics Display Adapter
Can this card be used on a RS/6000 220 ?
I'm not sure, it looks quite early, what version of AIX are you running?
> Can this card be used on a RS/6000 220 ?
> Thanks !
FC (2770) Color Graphics Display Adapter (Type 1-1)
This adapter provides a way to attach the 5081 and 6091 displays to the
Color Graphics Display Adapter Specifications
FRU Number 71F1223
Resolution 1280 X 1024
Colors 16M (256 active)
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No affiliation, but I may have some interest in it.
On 30 Mar 2007 11:33:11 -0700, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> No affiliation, but I may have some interest in it.
I have an Image Adapter/A NIB for the curios. Also cheap!
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tha...Info request for IBM 25H3016 ISA card (likely LCD display adapter)
I would appreciate any information for an ISA board labeled
25H3016; it has no FRU etch or silkscreen number.
I has a high-density 50-pin connector (like SCSI-2) and
a six-position dip switch. There are two DIP EPROMS,
one is probably a BIOS, labeled 25H3015, the other probably
firmware, labeled 13H9619. There is a flash-chip, 62G4764,
labeled 13H6233, and firmware in an 87C51 labeled 13H6232.
A 500 pixel wide photo is at:
A large photo is at:
Any information is ...How to display a font name and font sizes
I'd like to print name font (and any sizes) in colophon. We've tried
for instance \the\font and \the\familydefault and \f@family and many
others but its output is weird number (ie "Arial(0)", SIL(0)". Here is
\...FS: IBM Thinkpad AC adapter , CD-ROM drive, ext. floppy drive
IBM Thinkpad AC adapter - $20
IBM Thinkpad internal CD-ROM drive - $30
IBM Thinkpad external floppy drive with cabe - $30.
Pictures and FRU numbers available.
Please reply by e-mail.
...Auction: IBM PS/2 ActionMedia II Display Adapter 2MB PN: 69F9733
Ends Oct-27-05 09:07:53 PDT
Hi Gang !
Refresh my feeble memory. Is there an "advantage" to using/acquiring this
card? Are drivers available for W95?
"Louis Ohland" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
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...Re: Display problem with ATI Radeon display adapter
I also have a problem with the adapter - compiled executables do not scale the fonts properly.
...Some System Fonts Don't Display in Font Book
My System/Library/Fonts folder contains just those fonts installed as part of
OS X. Interestingly, four of those fonts do not show in Font Book. They are:
The fonts have been checked by FontAgent Pro 3 and not problems were
reported. Also this behavior has been noted on three different Macs.
The absence of these fonts is not really a problem, but a matter of
So, what is the "special" property of these fonts that eliminates them from
Font Book's list?
-- James L. Ryan -- TaliesinSoft
I am getting familiar with the fonts business in LaTeX (how to convert,
install fonts and so on)
However I am a bit puzzled why most fonts available should not come with a
tryme.pdf or sample.ps so that one really has the chance to see and taste
the font before actually going through all the pain to install it on one's
system. (I am more puzzled still by authors who will provide a dvi file,
which requires the font be installed... rather content with the TeX souce
Is there really not, somewhere, a file allowing to see all available fonts
displayed? I found only a few of such pl...IBM LAN ADAPTER DRIVERS QUICK REFERENCE IBM Network Support
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I'm trying to fix my new to me pet 2001-8.
It's an original type board that uses 6550 ram and I have a bad ram.
I'm looking to get either 6550 ram, or the adapter that x1541 designed
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replaces all the ram and roms in the machine.
If you have any of these for sale send me a message.
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> I'm trying to fix my new to me pet 2001-8.
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Can someone forward one to me in France please ? I don't want to do an
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...Any IBM POSS Programmers? How do I make a IBM POS VFD Customer Display work?
I have four IBM POS VFD Customer Displays aka "Pole Displays" This is
the one attached to various IBM electronic cash registers that shows the
customer the price of each item as it is rung up and then the grand total.
It has two lines of twenty characters in flourescent blue or green. These
particular displays are IBM part number 61P5766. They are beautiful
displays, highly readable and from what I understand are very reliable. I
would like to be to use them in some PIC projects but there is a problem. I
can't find information on how to make them work. They have a four pin ja...Auction: IBM Video Capture Adapter / A for IBM Personal System/2 #2
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Comes with F/W cable from a 7013-590
Aug-17-03 12:00:16 PDT
Louis Ohland schrieb:
> Comes with F/W cable from a 7013-590
> Aug-17-03 12:00:16 PDT
worth alone for the cabling.
unlukily he ships inside Canada only. )o:
has some more nice items as well.
...One Unreadable CD-ROM on IBM Thinkpad 600E with built-in CD-ROM Drive
Well, I got a CD-ROM disk from an individual, who created ("burned") the
CD from her (workstation, I assume) computer from her business's
network. My current Warp 4, FP #15, DDK #2, Latest IDEDASD.EXE files
(OS2CDROM), updated CDFS.IFS, DANIS506, DANIATAPI.FLT etc., and can not
read the CD at all. And if the CD is in the IDE/ATAPI CD-ROM Drive as
OS/2 is booting, OS/2 is unable to boot-up.
I can read all other CDs that I have bought or received, including with
Long File Names (LFN).
My CONFIG.SYS file contains these pertinent lines:
" rem BASEDEV=...MPlayer OS/2 port: Howto install a font (bitmap font) for the On Screen Display ODS
MPlayer OS/2 port Howto install a font (bitmap font) for the On Screen
Status: 2007-07-12 20.00
With out a font installed the following information messages occure
and key commands r and t does show no text on screen
This is the output of mplayer before installing the font:
VDec: vo config request - 384 x 288 (preferred colorspace: Planar YV12)
VDec...ClearType: Does Java AWT use its own font or use the OS's font in displaying text field?
I need to display some ClearType text in a static text field of a GUI window
using Java AWT. I heard that Java 2D itself currently does not support
ClearType sub-pixel technology. I am wondering if AWT can render font using
OS's global font setting, for instance, on Windows XP, the ClearType font
can be enabled globally, on Linux, it also has sub-pixel rendering
technology can can be enabled OS wide.
I am wondering if the Java AWT uses OS's font by default?
Furthermore, what shall I do if I want to capture the RGB pixel values of
the displayed text and save to harddisk?