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Date:	Fri, 06 Nov 2009 09:16:44 +0100
From:	Clemens Ladisch <>
To:	Daniel Mack <>
	Andrew Morton <>,
	Geert Uytterhoeven <>,
	Andrea Righi <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] fbcon: make cursor display conditional

Daniel Mack wrote:
> For embedded systems, the blinking cursor at startup time can be
> annoying and unintended. Add a new kernel parameter
> 'fbcon_disable_cursor' which disables it conditionally.

Wouldn't it be more useful to change the CUR_DEFAULT symbol (see the
end of <linux/console_struct.h>) into a kernel parameter, instead of
adding a new flag?

Best regards,

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