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From: Peilin Ye <yepeilin.cs@gmail.com>
To: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>,
	Daniel Vetter <daniel@ffwll.ch>
Cc: Jiri Slaby <jirislaby@kernel.org>,
	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org, dri-devel@lists.freedesktop.org,
	linux-fbdev@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH v3 0/5] console: Miscellaneous clean-ups, do not use FNTCHARCNT() in fbcon.c
Date: Thu, 19 Nov 2020 03:32:57 -0500
Message-ID: <20201119083257.GA9468@PWN> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <X6/L/lE2pA7csBwd@kroah.com>

On Sat, Nov 14, 2020 at 01:22:22PM +0100, Greg Kroah-Hartman wrote:
> Ah, here's a hint:
> 	https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Linux_console#Fonts
> 
> The setfont tool should help you out here.

setfont seems to work fine, I tried Georgian-Fixed16 (256 chars) and
Uni2-VGA16 (512 chars) under /usr/share/consolefonts/ in my Ubuntu box,
including setting all consoles to the same font:

for i in {1..6}; do
        sudo setfont -C /dev/tty${i} /usr/share/consolefonts/Georgian-Fixed16.psf.gz
done

Font rotation also seems to work fine:

for i in {1..4}; do
        echo $i | sudo tee /sys/class/graphics/fbcon/rotate
        sleep 1
done

One last thing I can think of is tile blitting, but I don't have the
hardware (e.g. a Matrox G400 card, see FB_TILEBLITTING in
drivers/video/fbdev/Kconfig) at hand, nor did I figure out how to
simulate it after searching for a while.  However based on the other
tests above I believe vc->vc_font.charcount is set properly.

Thanks,
Peilin Ye


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Thread overview: 18+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-11-12 12:02 Peilin Ye
2020-11-12 12:04 ` [PATCH 1/5] console: Delete unused con_font_copy() callback implementations Peilin Ye
2020-11-12 12:11 ` [PATCH v3 2/5] console: Delete dummy con_font_set() and con_font_default() " Peilin Ye
2020-11-12 12:13 ` [PATCH v3 3/5] Fonts: Add charcount field to font_desc Peilin Ye
2020-11-12 12:14 ` [PATCH v3 4/5] parisc/sticore: Avoid hard-coding built-in font charcount Peilin Ye
2020-11-12 12:15 ` [PATCH v3 RFC 5/5] fbcon: Avoid using FNTCHARCNT() and hard-coded " Peilin Ye
2020-11-13 21:16 ` [PATCH v3 0/5] console: Miscellaneous clean-ups, do not use FNTCHARCNT() in fbcon.c Daniel Vetter
2020-11-13 22:47   ` Greg Kroah-Hartman
2020-11-14  8:10     ` Peilin Ye
2020-11-14 12:18       ` Greg Kroah-Hartman
2020-11-14 12:22         ` Greg Kroah-Hartman
2020-11-14 12:47           ` Peilin Ye
2020-11-16 10:09             ` Daniel Vetter
2020-11-17  6:21               ` Peilin Ye
2020-11-19  8:32           ` Peilin Ye [this message]
2020-11-19 15:10             ` Daniel Vetter
2020-11-20  8:37               ` Peilin Ye
2020-11-16 15:33     ` Daniel Vetter

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