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branch master updated: bootloader: grub: Add gfxmode (resolution) overri

From: guix-commits
Subject: branch master updated: bootloader: grub: Add gfxmode (resolution) override.
Date: Tue, 07 Jan 2020 15:27:29 -0500

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     new a230918  bootloader: grub: Add gfxmode (resolution) override.
a230918 is described below

commit a23091880d4dc6115acbfa3b7ef09d731fc5abb0
Author: Jan Nieuwenhuizen <address@hidden>
AuthorDate: Mon Dec 30 11:25:40 2019 +0100

    bootloader: grub: Add gfxmode (resolution) override.
    * gnu/bootloader/grub.scm (<grub-theme>): Add `gfxmode' entry.
    (eye-candy): Use it.
    * doc/guix.texi (Bootloader Configuration): Document it.
 doc/guix.texi           | 28 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++--
 gnu/bootloader/grub.scm | 13 +++++++++----
 2 files changed, 35 insertions(+), 6 deletions(-)

diff --git a/doc/guix.texi b/doc/guix.texi
index df1ba42..6e3f175 100644
--- a/doc/guix.texi
+++ b/doc/guix.texi
@@ -25923,9 +25923,22 @@ must @emph{not} be an OS device name such as 
 @end table
 @end deftp
+@cindex HDPI
+@cindex HiDPI
+@cindex resolution
 @c FIXME: Write documentation once it's stable.
-For now only GRUB has theme support. GRUB themes are created using
-the @code{grub-theme} form, which is not documented yet.
+For now only GRUB has theme support.  GRUB themes are created using
+the @code{grub-theme} form, which is not fully documented yet.
+@deftp {Data Type} grub-theme
+Data type representing the configuration of the GRUB theme.
+@table @asis
+@item @code{gfxmode} (default: @code{'("auto")})
+The GRUB @code{gfxmode} to set (a list of screen resolution strings, see
+@pxref{gfxmode,,, grub, GNU GRUB manual}).
+@end table
+@end deftp
 @defvr {Scheme Variable} %default-theme
 This is the default GRUB theme used by the operating system if no
@@ -25936,6 +25949,17 @@ It comes with a fancy background image displaying the 
GNU and Guix
 @end defvr
+For example, to override the default resolution, you may use something
+ (grub-configuration
+ ;; @dots{}
+ (theme (grub-theme
+         (inherit %default-theme)
+         (gfxmode '("1024x786x32" "auto"))))))
+@end lisp
 @node Invoking guix system
 @section Invoking @code{guix system}
diff --git a/gnu/bootloader/grub.scm b/gnu/bootloader/grub.scm
index f13685a..55e6344 100644
--- a/gnu/bootloader/grub.scm
+++ b/gnu/bootloader/grub.scm
@@ -3,6 +3,7 @@
 ;;; Copyright © 2016 Chris Marusich <address@hidden>
 ;;; Copyright © 2017 Leo Famulari <address@hidden>
 ;;; Copyright © 2017 Mathieu Othacehe <address@hidden>
+;;; Copyright © 2019 Jan (janneke) Nieuwenhuizen <address@hidden>
 ;;; This file is part of GNU Guix.
@@ -88,7 +89,9 @@ denoting a file name."
   (color-normal    grub-theme-color-normal
                    (default '((fg . cyan) (bg . blue))))
   (color-highlight grub-theme-color-highlight
-                   (default '((fg . white) (bg . blue)))))
+                   (default '((fg . white) (bg . blue))))
+  (gfxmode         grub-gfxmode
+                   (default '("auto"))))          ;list of string
 (define %background-image
@@ -149,8 +152,10 @@ system string---e.g., \"x86_64-linux\"."
     ;; most other modern architectures have no other mode and therefore don't
     ;; need to be switched.
     (if (string-match "^(x86_64|i[3-6]86)-" system)
-        "
-  # Leave 'gfxmode' to 'auto'.
+        (string-append "
+  set gfxmode=" (string-join
+                 (grub-gfxmode (bootloader-configuration-theme config))
+                 ";") "
   insmod video_bochs
   insmod video_cirrus
   insmod gfxterm
@@ -166,7 +171,7 @@ system string---e.g., \"x86_64-linux\"."
     insmod vbe
     insmod vga
   (define (setup-gfxterm config font-file)

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