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Display Driver Catalog Items and Sysgen Variables

Display Driver Catalog Items and Sysgen Variables (Compact 2013)

3/26/2014

In Windows Embedded Compact, you can implement support for connecting a display screen to the Windows Embedded Compact powered device by adding a display driver to your OS.

For more information, see Display Drivers.

For more information about how to add or remove catalog items, see Create Your First OS.

  • Requires a display screen.

The following table describes the catalog items and associated SYSGEN variables you can use to add support for display drivers to your OS.

Catalog item

BSP environment variable or SYSGEN variable

Description

Dependencies

Display Support

SYSGEN_MINGDI

Provides support for display drivers.

None.

NULL (Stub)

BSP_DISPLAY_NOP

Provides the display driver with stubbed functions.

Requires SYSGEN_MINGDI.

VGA Linear (Flat) Framebuffer

BSP_DISPLAY_FLAT

Provides a generic display driver for any display card that is VESA BIOS 2.0-compliant. This driver can be used with a CEPC.

Supports color cursors in software.

Requires SYSGEN_MINGDI.

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