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Re: [PATCH] video: skip 'text' gfxpayload if not supported, to fallback

From: Didier Spaier
Subject: Re: [PATCH] video: skip 'text' gfxpayload if not supported, to fallback to default
Date: Fri, 10 May 2019 13:52:08 +0200
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On 10/05/2019 13:38, Daniel Kiper wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 29, 2019 at 01:57:02PM -0400, Mathieu Trudel-Lapierre wrote:
>> On UEFI, 'text' gfxpayload is not supported, but we still reach 
>> parse_modespec
>> with it, which will obviously fail. Fortunately, whatever gfxpayload is set,
>> we still still have the 'auto' default to fall back to. Allow getting to this
>> fallback by not trying to parse 'text' as a modespec.
>> This is because 'text' correctly doesn't parse as a modespec, and ought to 
>> have
>> been ignored before we got to that point, just like it is immediately picked 
>> if
>> we're running on a system where 'text' is a supported video mode.

As an aside, in a grub.cfg intended for both legacy and UEFI booting, can I
condition setting either 'vga=normal' or 'gfxpayload=text' depending on the
context detected by grub? If yes, how?



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