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CLEAR_COLORMAP(1)           General Commands Manual          CLEAR_COLORMAP(1)



NAME
       clear_colormap - clear the colormap to make console text visible

SYNOPSIS
       clear_colormap [ -no ] [ -f framebuffer ]

DESCRIPTION
       clear_colormap  ensures  that text displayed on the console is visible.
       If no options are specified it clears the frame buffer and  initializes
       the  colormap  entries for the first two colors and the last color.  If
       the frame buffer has an overlay plane it is also cleared, its  colormap
       is  initialized, and the overlay enable plane is set so that the entire
       overlay plane is displayed.

OPTIONS
       -n     Do not clear the frame buffer or overlay plane.

       -o     Do not clear the overlay plane, initialize its colormap, or mod-
              ify the overlay enable plane.

       -f framebuffer
              Operate  on  frame  buffer  device  framebuffer  instead  of the
              default, /dev/fb.

FILES
       /dev/fb



                                  4 May 1989                 CLEAR_COLORMAP(1)