Re: [PATCH] Fonts: New Terminus large console font

From: Lubomir Rintel
Date: Tue Nov 27 2018 - 08:24:34 EST


On Sun, 2018-11-25 at 22:47 -0500, nimrud wrote:
> This patch adds an option to compile-in a high resolution and large
> Terminus (ter16x32) bitmap console font for use with HiDPI and Retina screens.
> The font was convereted from standard Terminus ter-i32b.psf (size 16x32)
> with the help of psftools and minor hand editing deleting useless characters.
> This patch is non-intrusive, no options are enabled by default so most
> users won't notice a thing.
> I am placing my changes under the GPL 2.0 just as source Terminus font.
> Signed-off-by: Amanoel Dawod <amanoeladawod@xxxxxxxxx>

I've wished for a 15x30 font for quite some time, because that would
look good on an OLPC laptop screen that's 19cm (7.5") at 1200x900. A
15x30 would give me 80x30 characters, while a 16x32 would give me
somewhat less practical 75x28 with extra space around.

I'm wondering what resolutions are you targetting? Perhaps a 30x15
would do just as well, and if we need an 32x16, then we could perhaps
just add an ability to scale one of the existing fonts by a factor of