Re: console-setup for FreeBSD
On Wed, Mar 09, 2011 at 02:36:14PM +0100, Cyril Brulebois wrote:
> > 2. Is it dangerous to configure the console while X is running?
> I'm not sure what could happen. Do you have anything specific in mind?
I haven't done recent tests but I think the commands setfont and
consolechars could easily crash X. I am not sure about loadkeys. So by
analogy I suppose vidcontrol is able to crash X too.
> > 3. I suppose UTF-8 is not supported?
> I think it wasn't ready for squeeze, but got fixed in the meanwhile,
> or will be soon.
I was unable to find any examples or other documentation about how to
use UTF-8 on the console of FreeBSD so for now console-setup will
support only 8-bit encodings.