Re: [PATCH RFC 0/3] Automatically choose a bigger font for high resolution screens
From: Takashi Iwai
Date: Thu Jun 20 2019 - 03:48:36 EST
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.
> 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 :)