Bug#691060: /etc/console-setup is not writable. No files will be saved there: saving stuff to /etc
During system startup, when /etc/init.d/console-setup script is run,
the above message is printed on the console if root filesystem (and
hence /etc directory) is mounted read-only.
It is not clear why setupcon is run with parameter --save from the
initscript, -- according to the manpage, setupcon --save is neeedd
if /usr is suspected to be unavailable during next reboot, so --save
is used in order to prepare all needed maps/fonts/etc in /etc for
the next reboot -- if I got it right. So, there's no need to use
--save again on that next reboot, yet it is used.
Maybe this --save can be removed from /etc/init.d/console-setup?
This is more or less cosmetic ofcourse, but it looks rather ugly when
such messages are printed during every system startup.