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Date:   Wed, 25 Oct 2017 10:26:03 -0700
From:   Randy Dunlap <rdunlap@...radead.org>
To:     Max Staudt <mstaudt@...e.de>, b.zolnierkie@...sung.com,
        linux-fbdev@...r.kernel.org
Cc:     tiwai@...e.com, oneukum@...e.com, msrb@...e.com, sndirsch@...e.com,
        michal@...kovi.net, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [RFC 01/14] bootsplash: Initial implementation showing black
 screen

On 10/25/17 05:45, Max Staudt wrote:

> diff --git a/drivers/video/console/Kconfig b/drivers/video/console/Kconfig
> index 7f1f1fbcef9e..a6617c07229a 100644
> --- a/drivers/video/console/Kconfig
> +++ b/drivers/video/console/Kconfig
> @@ -151,6 +151,30 @@ config FRAMEBUFFER_CONSOLE_ROTATION
>           such that other users of the framebuffer will remain normally
>           oriented.
>  
> +config BOOTSPLASH
> +	bool "Bootup splash screen"
> +	depends on FRAMEBUFFER_CONSOLE=y

Fix "help" indentation: (from process/coding-style:)

Lines under a ``config`` definition
are indented with one tab, while help text is indented an additional two
spaces.

> +        ---help---
> +          This option enables the Linux bootsplash screen.
> +
> +          The bootsplash is a full-screen logo or animation indicating a
> +          booting system. It replaces the classic scrolling text with a
> +          graphical alternative, similar to other systems.
> +
> +          Since this is technically implemented as a hook on top of fbcon,
> +          it can only work if the FRAMEBUFFER_CONSOLE is enabled and a
> +          framebuffer driver is active. Thus, to get a text-free boot,
> +          the system needs to boot with vesafb, efifb, or similar.
> +
> +          Once built into the kernel, the bootsplash needs to be enabled
> +	  with bootsplash.enabled=1 and a splash file needs to be supplied.
> +
> +          Further documentation can be found in:
> +            Documentation/fb/bootsplash.txt
> +
> +          If unsure, say N.
> +          This is typically used by distributors and system integrators.
> +
>  config STI_CONSOLE
>          bool "STI text console"
>          depends on PARISC

-- 
~Randy

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