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SubjectRe: [PATCH RFC 0/3] Automatically choose a bigger font for high resolution screens
On Thu, Jun 20, 2019 at 09:43:21AM +0200, Takashi Iwai wrote:
> On Thu, 20 Jun 2019 08:28:21 +0200,
> Greg Kroah-Hartman wrote:
> >
> > On Tue, Jun 18, 2019 at 10:34:22PM +0200, Takashi Iwai wrote:
> > > Hi,
> > >
> > > this is an RFC patch for automatically selecting a bigger font for
> > > high resolution monitors if available. Although we recently got a
> > > 16x32 sized font support in the kernel, using it still requires some
> > > extra kernel option. This patch reduces this and the kernel will pick
> > > up a bigger font.
> > >
> > > The logic is simply checking the text screen size. If it's over a
> > > threshold, the penalty is given to the function that chooses the
> > > default font.
> > >
> > > The threshold was chosen so that the normal display up to Full HD
> > > won't be affected.
> > >
> > > There are two preliminary patches and they are merely cleanups. They
> > > can be applied no matter whether to take the last patch or not.
> >
> > I applied the first two patches, as they seem sane.
>
> Thanks!
>
> > I like the idea of the last one, and have no objections to it. I can
> > apply it too if you want and we can see what happens :)
>
> OK, then let's go ahead. We can see what people react if they can
> read a kernel crash message without glasses :)

Now applied, thanks.

greg k-h

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