CLEAR_COLORMAP(1) General Commands Manual CLEAR_COLORMAP(1)
clear_colormap - clear the colormap to make console text visible
clear_colormap [ -no ] [ -f framebuffer ]
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.
-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.
Operate on frame buffer device framebuffer instead of the
4 May 1989 CLEAR_COLORMAP(1)