APPLIED: [X/B/D][SRU][PATCH 0/2] Enable framebuffer fonts auto selection for HighDPI screen
khalid.elmously at canonical.com
Thu Nov 28 07:43:11 UTC 2019
On 2019-11-07 19:43:56 , Po-Hsu Lin wrote:
> == Justification ==
> After bug 1819881 - [CONFIG] please enable highdpi font FONT_TER16x32,
> many of our kernel now support TER16x32 font for high resolution screen.
> With Takashi Iwai's patch:
> dfd19a50 (fonts: Prefer a bigger font for high resolution screens)
> The framebuffer can now decide which font to use base on the screen
> resolution. It will be great to have this feature in older kernels as
> == Fixes ==
> * aa1d19f1 (fonts: Fix coding style)
> * dfd19a50 (fonts: Prefer a bigger font for high resolution screens)
> First patch just changes the coding style, no actual changes were made.
> The second patch added an extra check to see if we can use highDPI font.
> These two patches can be cherry-picked into X/B/D
> For Eoan and onward, they already have these patches.
> == Test ==
> Test kernels can be found here:
> Patch tested on a Dell G7 UHD laptop and it works as expected, the
> font displayed in the early boot stage (before switching to color
> frame buffer device) will be set to a more readable one.
> Screenshots can be found in the attachment of the bug report.
> == Regression Potential ==
> Low, this only affects the frame buffer, changing the way to decide
> which font to use.
> Takashi Iwai (2):
> fonts: Fix coding style
> fonts: Prefer a bigger font for high resolution screens
> lib/fonts/fonts.c | 88 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++---------------------------
> 1 file changed, 45 insertions(+), 43 deletions(-)
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