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SubjectRe: [PATCH v3] fbcon: add fbcon=margin:<color> command line option
On Tuesday, August 01, 2017 11:35:57 AM David Lechner wrote:
> This adds a new command line option to select the fbcon margin color.
> The motivation for this is screens where black does not blend into the
> physical surroundings of the screen. For example, using an LCD (not the
> backlit kind), white text on a black background is hard to read, so
> inverting the colors is preferred. However, when you do this, most of the
> screen is filled with white but the margins are still filled with black.
> This makes a big, black, backwards 'L' on the screen. By setting
> fbcon=margin:7, the margins will be filled with white and the LCD looks as
> expected.
> Signed-off-by: David Lechner <>

Patch queued for 4.14, thanks.

Best regards,
Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz
Samsung R&D Institute Poland
Samsung Electronics

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