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    SubjectRe: [PATCH 2/16] vt-pure-colors.diff
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    On Sun, 2007-04-01 at 20:14 +0200, Jan Engelhardt wrote:
    > Have the Linux kernel set a new VGA palette for the first 16 colors.
    > The new values reduce the saturation (white component) and therefore
    > increase contrast.
    >
    > Already posted once: http://lkml.org/lkml/2006/1/15/149
    >
    > Signed-off-by: Jan Engelhardt <jengelh@gmx.de>
    >
    > vt.c | 12 ++++++------
    > 1 file changed, 6 insertions(+), 6 deletions(-)
    >
    > Index: linux-2.6.21-rc5/drivers/char/vt.c
    > ===================================================================
    > --- linux-2.6.21-rc5.orig/drivers/char/vt.c
    > +++ linux-2.6.21-rc5/drivers/char/vt.c
    > @@ -927,12 +927,12 @@ unsigned char color_table[] = { 0, 4, 2,
    > 8,12,10,14, 9,13,11,15 };
    >
    > /* the default colour table, for VGA+ colour systems */
    > -int default_red[] = {0x00,0xaa,0x00,0xaa,0x00,0xaa,0x00,0xaa,
    > - 0x55,0xff,0x55,0xff,0x55,0xff,0x55,0xff};
    > -int default_grn[] = {0x00,0x00,0xaa,0x55,0x00,0x00,0xaa,0xaa,
    > - 0x55,0x55,0xff,0xff,0x55,0x55,0xff,0xff};
    > -int default_blu[] = {0x00,0x00,0x00,0x00,0xaa,0xaa,0xaa,0xaa,
    > - 0x55,0x55,0x55,0x55,0xff,0xff,0xff,0xff};
    > +int default_red[] =
    > +{0x00,0xaa,0x00,0xaa,0x00,0xaa,0x00,0xaa,0x55,0xff,0x00,0xff,0x00,0xff,0x00,0xff};
    > +int default_grn[] =
    > +{0x00,0x00,0xaa,0x55,0x00,0x00,0xaa,0xaa,0x55,0x00,0xff,0xff,0x00,0x00,0xff,0xff};
    > +int default_blu[] =
    > +{0x00,0x00,0x00,0x00,0x90,0xaa,0xaa,0xaa,0x55,0x00,0x00,0x00,0xff,0xff,0xff,0xff};
    >

    Not too sure about this, the default palette is based on ANSI/ECMA
    standards (at least for the first 8 colors). Also, this will have subtle
    effects on the 16-color logo. Since your first patch already allows us
    to change the palette, let's leave the default alone.


    Tony


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