80-column text for the Ben NanoNote

Xiangfu Liu xiangfu at sharism.cc
Sat Jul 17 02:49:24 EDT 2010

thanks neil

this patch have added to openwrt-xburst.git

I think we can also try to send it to linux kernel upstream.
some feedback from linux kernel upstream will be great. :)

On 07/16/2010 05:53 PM, neil at dist.ro wrote:
> Here is a patch to the kernel so it can support fonts with 32-bit color glyphs:
>    http://amadeus.dist.ro/setfont/fbcon-color-fonts.patch
> Once the patch is applied, fbcon will operate just as it did before until a
> font with 32-bit glyphs is loaded.
> Full details on how to use this feature is at:
>    http://en.qi-hardware.com/wiki/Ben_NanoNote_fonts#32-bit_color_fonts
> Fonts with 32-bit color glyphs can make use of SubLCD effects to render glyphs
> that are much easier to read at a given point size.  See the (awful) photos on
> the wiki page to see the difference.
> Please would you apply this patch to the official image so that users need not
> patch and rebuild their kernels to make use of color fonts?
> Many thanks,
> - neil
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Best Regards
Xiangfu Liu

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