[PATCH v2 2/3] fbdev: fbmem: allow overriding the number of bootup logos
geert at linux-m68k.org
Tue Aug 27 09:18:42 UTC 2019
On Tue, Aug 27, 2019 at 10:54 AM Peter Rosin <peda at axentia.se> wrote:
> On 2019-08-27 10:36, Geert Uytterhoeven wrote:
> > On Mon, Aug 26, 2019 at 10:46 PM Peter Rosin <peda at axentia.se> wrote:
> >> Probably most useful if you only want one logo regardless of how many
> >> CPU cores you have.
> >> Signed-off-by: Peter Rosin <peda at axentia.se>
> > Thanks for your patch!
> >> --- a/Documentation/fb/fbcon.rst
> >> +++ b/Documentation/fb/fbcon.rst
> >> @@ -174,6 +174,11 @@ C. Boot options
> >> displayed due to multiple CPUs, the collected line of logos is moved
> >> as a whole.
> >> +9. fbcon=logo-count:<n>
> >> +
> >> + The value 'n' overrides the number of bootup logos. Zero gives the
> >> + default, which is the number of online cpus.
> > Isn't that a bit unexpected for the user?
> > What about making -1 the default (auto), and zero meaning no logos?
> I just naively assumed there was some other mechanism to disable it.
That was my first thought, too, but I couldn't find one.
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