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Re: console-setup: is it possible to use kernel fonts instead of something loaded by console-setup?

On Wed, Apr 29, 2009 at 11:39:01PM -0400, Dave Witbrodt wrote:
> Applied the patch, and edited /etc/default/console-setup with these  
> settings:
> (There was no default value for "FONT" in that config file, though I did  
> see it as a variable in /bin/setupcon; my edits did not touch any "FONT"  
> variable.)
> Results:  SUCCESS!  My 10x18 kernel font is left undisturbed on all  
> virtual terminals.  Thank you for looking at this.  My original post was  
> merely asking whether it was possible to prevent 'console-setup' from  
> imposing a software font.  I expected to have to experiment with  
> providing a "fix" for myself, but the only reply I received was to  
> provide a fix!  Nice.  :)

Excellent, thanks for the test.

> Will this commit become part of the standard 'console-setup' package, or  
> should I keep the patch and apply it to my own system each time  
> 'console-setup' is updated?

It'll become part of the standard package; expect it to be included in
the next update.


Colin Watson                                       [cjwatson@debian.org]

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