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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] intel-rng: Undo mess made by an 80 column extremist
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    Daniel Hazelton <dhazelton@enter.net> writes:

    > Why? My consoles are *all* still 80x24 text mode. It's only if I decide to
    > monkey with the settings (and why fix what isn't broken?) or when I'm in X
    > that I get a bigger screen than that.
    >
    > I think the general consensus on the 80 character lines isn't for the average
    > home user, but for the people that have things like old Wyse terminals and
    > such hooked up.

    Of course! But I don't write code using the system console nor old
    Wyse etc. serial terminal and I suspect (almost?) nobody does that.

    Do you?

    Number of characters printed by the kernel (printk()) - sure, still
    80 chars to suid everybody (and yes, printk messages show up on system
    consoles).
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    Krzysztof Halasa
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