Re: [PATCH RFC 0/3] Automatically choose a bigger font for high resolution screens

From: Greg Kroah-Hartman
Date: Thu Jun 20 2019 - 02:33:38 EST

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.

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 :)


greg k-h