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Bitfields for VESA SuperVGA mode attributes

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Bit Description

0

mode supported by present hardware configuration

1

optional information available (must be =1 for VBE v1.2+)

2

BIOS output supported

3

set if color, clear if monochrome

4

set if graphics mode, clear if text mode

VBE v2.0+

5

mode is not VGA-compatible

6

bank-switched mode not supported

7

linear framebuffer mode supported

8

double-scan mode available (e.g. 320x200 and 320x240)
VBE v3.0

9

interlaced mode available

10

hardware supports triple buffering

11

hardware supports stereoscopic display

12

dual display start address support

13 - 15

reserved
VBE/AF v1.0P

9

application must call EnableDirectAccess before calling bank-switching functions

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