Inside of the VESA SuperVGA mode information buffer+28h from the VBE function 4F01h we can get the physical address of the linear frambuffer (pointed somewhere in the 4. gigabyte), but only from a display device with a VBE 2 or VBE 3 bios. More information about the VBE bios can be found in the public und costfree dokument "vbe3.pdf" from vesa.org (need register/login).
But the content of the textmode and the graphical modes will be different interpreted. The content of the textmode are divided into ASCII characters and the forground and background colors of the character.
And the content of the graphical modes represents the color of only one pixel. Exemple 8 bit color modes uses one byte for the color, 15/16 bit color modes uses two bytes for the color and 24 bit modes uses 3 bytes for the color of each colored pixel on the screen.
For the textmode with 4 bit colors and for the graphical modes with 4 bit and 8 bit colors there are additional a color palette.
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