Re: [PATCH] fbcon: make cursor display conditional

From: Andrea Righi
Date: Fri Nov 06 2009 - 09:39:32 EST

On Fri, Nov 06, 2009 at 09:16:44AM +0100, Clemens Ladisch wrote:
> 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?

Agreed. There's no need to choose if we want the blinking cursor or not
at each boot. Better to make this decision at compile time.

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