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SubjectRe: 2.3.51: FBCON: driver-based default font selection broken?

On Sun, 12 Mar 2000, Russell King wrote:

> James Simmons writes:
> > On Sun, 12 Mar 2000, Russell King wrote:
> > > If that is the case, we might as well free up a few more bytes and remove
> > > the option for the user to pass the font in the kernel argument line.
> >
> > It was heading in that direction but 2.4.X is coming out.
>
> Erm, hang on. We had some nice functionality there prior to 2.3.51, which
> has now been squashed, and now it can't be fixed/completed in some way?
>
> That doesn't make sense to me.

The functionality is migrating to userland where it belongs. You still
have the ablity to select to choose the font at boot time. We didn't
except 2.4.X coming out just yet. Whats so wrong with a nice app like
setfont to change the fonts from userland. Does the userland app suck that
much?


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