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NAME

       vga_getgraphmem - returns the address of the VGA memory

SYNOPSIS

       #include <vga.h>

       unsigned char *graph_mem; /* This declaration is already in vga.h */

       unsigned char *vga_getgraphmem(void);

DESCRIPTION

       returns  a pointer to the 64K VGA frame buffer window.  vga_setpage(3),
       vga_setreadpage(3) and vga_setwritepage(3) allow to select  which  page
       of     the     VGA     memory    shows    up    at    this    position.
       vga_setlinearaddressing(3) maps all VGA memory at a consecutive  memory
       area  (if  the  hardware supports it).  In this mode, vga_getgraphmem()
       will return the location of this area too.  You  can  also  access  the
       global variable graph_mem, which will also contain this address.

       Most  demos,  esp.   vgatest(6)  show  the  simple  direct  use of this
       function to access screen memory.

SEE ALSO

       svgalib(7),         vgatest(6),         fun(6),          testlinear(6),
       vga_setlinearaddressing(3),                    vga_claimvideomemory(3),
       vga_getmodeinfo(3),         vga_setpage(3),         vga_setreadpage(3),
       vga_setwritepage(3),

AUTHOR

       This  manual  page  was  edited by Michael Weller <eowmob@exp-math.uni-
       essen.de>. The exact source of the referenced function as  well  as  of
       the original documentation is unknown.

       It is very likely that both are at least to some extent are due to Harm
       Hanemaayer <H.Hanemaayer@inter.nl.net>.

       Occasionally this might be wrong. I hereby asked to be excused  by  the
       original author and will happily accept any additions or corrections to
       this first version of the svgalib manual.