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From 9d576fff2b9bdd5164b5b2814486e11dcbce01c6 Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001
From: Peter Rosin <>
Date: Tue, 27 Aug 2019 11:09:16 +0000
Subject: [PATCH] fbdev: fix numbering of fbcon options
commit fd933c00ebe220060e66fb136a7050a242456566 upstream.
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: Paul Gortmaker <>
diff --git a/Documentation/fb/fbcon.txt b/Documentation/fb/fbcon.txt
index 5a865437b33f..1a3b2f256569 100644
--- a/Documentation/fb/fbcon.txt
+++ b/Documentation/fb/fbcon.txt
@@ -124,7 +124,7 @@ 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:
@@ -149,21 +149,21 @@ 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