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Date:   Fri, 14 Feb 2020 10:44:28 -0500
From:   Sasha Levin <>
Cc:     Peter Rosin <>,
        Geert Uytterhoeven <>,
        Jonathan Corbet <>,
        Matthew Wilcox <>,
        Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz <>,
        Sasha Levin <>,,,
Subject: [PATCH AUTOSEL 5.5 276/542] fbdev: fix numbering of fbcon options

From: Peter Rosin <>

[ Upstream commit fd933c00ebe220060e66fb136a7050a242456566 ]

Three shall be the number thou shalt count, and the number of the
counting shall be three. Four shalt thou not count...

One! Two! Five!

Fixes: efb985f6b265 ("[PATCH] fbcon: Console Rotation - Add framebuffer console documentation")
Signed-off-by: Peter Rosin <>
Reviewed-by: Geert Uytterhoeven <>
Cc: Jonathan Corbet <>
Cc: Matthew Wilcox <>
Signed-off-by: Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz <>
Signed-off-by: Sasha Levin <>
 Documentation/fb/fbcon.rst | 8 ++++----
 1 file changed, 4 insertions(+), 4 deletions(-)

diff --git a/Documentation/fb/fbcon.rst b/Documentation/fb/fbcon.rst
index ebca41785abea..65ba402551374 100644
--- a/Documentation/fb/fbcon.rst
+++ b/Documentation/fb/fbcon.rst
@@ -127,7 +127,7 @@ C. Boot options
 	is typically located on the same video card.  Thus, the consoles that
 	are controlled by the VGA console will be garbled.
-4. fbcon=rotate:<n>
+5. fbcon=rotate:<n>
 	This option changes the orientation angle of the console display. The
 	value 'n' accepts the following:
@@ -152,21 +152,21 @@ C. Boot options
 	Actually, the underlying fb driver is totally ignorant of console
-5. fbcon=margin:<color>
+6. fbcon=margin:<color>
 	This option specifies the color of the margins. The margins are the
 	leftover area at the right and the bottom of the screen that are not
 	used by text. By default, this area will be black. The 'color' value
 	is an integer number that depends on the framebuffer driver being used.
-6. fbcon=nodefer
+7. fbcon=nodefer
 	If the kernel is compiled with deferred fbcon takeover support, normally
 	the framebuffer contents, left in place by the firmware/bootloader, will
 	be preserved until there actually is some text is output to the console.
 	This option causes fbcon to bind immediately to the fbdev device.
-7. fbcon=logo-pos:<location>
+8. fbcon=logo-pos:<location>
 	The only possible 'location' is 'center' (without quotes), and when
 	given, the bootup logo is moved from the default top-left corner

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