[OpenBIOS] [PATCH] Add resolutions via the command-line

Benjamin Herrenschmidt benh at kernel.crashing.org
Thu Sep 22 02:05:36 CEST 2016

On Wed, 2016-09-21 at 19:18 -0400, G 3 wrote:
> That can be done, but I was hoping to be able to do this via a  
> command-line switch.

But you still do that !

Your switch puts stuff in /options which OpenBIOS then picks up to
construct the final list that it puts in the driver node.

> That would make things so much easier on the user. Altering  
> properties in OpenBIOS can be challenging using forth. OpenBIOS does
> support using  
> startup
> scripts so maybe someone could make a script that adds user  
> resolutions to the
> QEMU,VGA node from the options node.
> I'm hoping you had a look at version three of my patch. If there
> are  
> any other issues
> with it, I would like to know before making version 4.

I'm really not fan of the whole ASCII parsing business. In any case,
I'm a bit too busy right now, I'll try to get back onto this next week.

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