Bug#796603: closed by Anton Zinoviev <firstname.lastname@example.org> (Bug#796603: fixed in console-setup 1.138)
On Fri, Mar 04, 2016 at 11:23:54AM -0300, Felipe Sateler wrote:
> There is still keyboard-configuration.sh in runlevel S. So this
> problem is still present.
Yes. The problem however is much smaller because this script does not
> I suggest including a service file like this:
Unfortunately, I will not be able to maintain this file or to update it
in accordance with future changes in systemd. So I suppose that unless
you or somebody else volunteers to maintain it, it will be better to
continue without it.
> Description=Set preliminary keymap
'Set the console keyboard layout' is a better description. The new
console-setup is better optimized for speed and configures the keyboard
What is the meaning of these two?
> After=udev.service keymap.service
The reason for keymap.service is that the keymap of console-setup can
take precedence to the keymap provided by the package kbd (I am not sure
this package still configures the keyboard, in the past it did).
The keyboard configuration depends on the existence of /dev/null and
/dev/tty[1-6]. I have no idea whether this small dependency requires
What does this do? This file is used (optionally) only in abnormal
> ExecStart=/bin/setupcon --keyboard-only
One novelty in version 1.138 is that it is unnecessary to run setupcon
in order to configure the console. It is OK to configure the keyboard
in this way, but this usually will be slower than what the script
keyboard-setup.sh does -- instead of setupcon it runs
/etc/console-setup/cached_setup_keyboard.sh and reverts to using
setupcon only when this script doesn't exist of fails.