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    SubjectRe: Modify setterm color palette
    >> > drivers/char/vt.c: default_red, default_grn, default_blu
    >> >
    >> > You can also change them with `echo -en "\e]PXRRGGBB"`, where X is a hex
    >> > digit (range 0-F), and RGB are the components. Check console_codes(4) and
    >> > go figure. :)
    >>
    >> I for one prefer the standard VT100 yellow instead of brown, and I
    >> have an escape sequence to do that similar to the one you show above.

    Cool. I prefer "purified" colors, i.e. {0x00,0x00,0xFF} instead of
    {0x55,0x55,0xFF} for brightblue. :D

    >> However, there's one major flaw - programs recently (and by that I mean
    >> FC2-like recently) have started to do complete console resets, which
    >> result in the users settings being completely wiped out.
    >> So, in essence, this is a completely useless solution. I think we need
    >> a separate escape sequence to modify the system default so that peoples
    >> preferences do not get inadvertently wiped out by programs.
    >
    >Why not add an escape sequence to lock/unlock the palette ? It might be
    >simpler, and we could even stack the locks to ensure recursive protection.

    How about putting it into /sys...

    Signed-off-by: Jan Engelhardt <jengelh@linux01.gwdg.de>
    Applies with fuzz 2 because my values for default_blu are already modified
    and not the same as 2.6.15.

    diff --fast -Ndpru linux-2.6.15~/drivers/char/vt.c linux-2.6.15/drivers/char/vt.c
    --- linux-2.6.15~/drivers/char/vt.c 2006-01-15 21:29:12.000000000 +0100
    +++ linux-2.6.15/drivers/char/vt.c 2006-01-15 22:07:22.225060000 +0100
    @@ -916,6 +916,10 @@ int default_grn[] =
    int default_blu[] =
    {0x00,0x00,0x00,0x00,0x80,0xaa,0xaa,0xaa,0x55,0x00,0x00,0x00,0xff,0xff,0xff,0xff};

    +module_param_array(default_red, int, NULL, S_IRUGO | S_IWUSR);
    +module_param_array(default_grn, int, NULL, S_IRUGO | S_IWUSR);
    +module_param_array(default_blu, int, NULL, S_IRUGO | S_IWUSR);
    +
    /*
    * gotoxy() must verify all boundaries, because the arguments
    * might also be negative. If the given position is out of
    #<<eof>>


    Jan Engelhardt
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