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LOADFONT(1)		  BSD General Commands Manual		   LOADFONT(1)

NAME
     loadfont -- pcvt utility for loading fonts	into VGA/EGA boards

SYNOPSIS
     loadfont [-c charsetno] [-d devicefile] [-f fontfilename] [-i]

DESCRIPTION
     The loadfont utility is used to load fonts	needed for proper operation of
     the pcvt VT220 driver on EGA and VGA boards into the font ram of this
     boards.

     The options are as	follows:

     -c	     Specifies the slot, the font is to	load into.  EGA	boards have
	     four slots	and VGA	boards have eight slots	available for down-
	     loading fonts.

     -d	     Specifies the devicefile to use.

     -f	     Specifies the file	which contains the font	to be downloaded.

     -i	     Gives information what type(s) of font do currently reside	in
	     which slot.  This is also the default behaviour if	no options are
	     specified on the commandline.

     This utility is used only on EGA and VGA boards, as MDA, HCG and CGA
     boards do not have	downloadable character sets available.

FILES
     The following fontfiles are available in the pcvt distribution:

     /usr/share/misc/pcvtfonts/vt220l.808:   8x8  IBM II font
     /usr/share/misc/pcvtfonts/vt220h.808:   8x8  Extension font
     /usr/share/misc/pcvtfonts/vt220l.810:   8x10 IBM II font
     /usr/share/misc/pcvtfonts/vt220h.810:   8x10 Extension font
     /usr/share/misc/pcvtfonts/vt220l.814:   8x14 IBM II font
     /usr/share/misc/pcvtfonts/vt220h.814:   8x14 Extension font
     /usr/share/misc/pcvtfonts/vt220l.816:   8x16 IBM II font
     /usr/share/misc/pcvtfonts/vt220h.816:   8x16 Extension font

EXAMPLES
     The command "loadfont -c0 -f/usr/share/misc/pcvtfonts/vt220l.816" loads a
     8x16 font containing the standard IBM characterset	II into	font slot 0 on
     a VGA or EGA board.

SEE ALSO
     cursor(1),	scon(1), pcvt(4), ispcvt(8)

BUGS
     No	known bugs

BSD				March 27, 2000				   BSD

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