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Bug#857132: console-setup: additional info needed ?

On Wed, Mar 22, 2017 at 03:02:28PM +0200, Anton Zinoviev wrote:

> > > ls -l /etc/console-setup/
> > 
> > 	-rwxr-xr-x   1 root root   465 Mar 22 11:20 cached_setup_font.sh
> > 	-rwxr-xr-x   1 root root   358 Mar 22 11:20 cached_setup_keyboard.sh
> > 	-rwxr-xr-x   1 root root    73 Mar 22 11:20 cached_setup_terminal.sh
> Hm, the times of these three are too recent. I can see two possibilities:
>   1. either the bug no longer exists in this system, in which case we 
> have to find out what caused these files to be created, or
>   2. the bug still exists and each time the system boots, it recreates 
> these three files.  In this case we have to find out the cause of this.

The latter: currently, after each boot, I manually run

	systemctl restart console-setup.service

which fixes the console problem for me until the next boot.
That's why those files are from today.

> Can you check if the times of these three files change each time the 
> system boots?

See above.

>  And what about the files 
> /etc/default/{keyboard,console-setup} -- do their times change too?

Likely because of the above, too.

> > (the line starting with ">" strikes me as odd - should it not
> >  be on the "mkdir -p" line ?)
> This line creates an empty file /run/console-setup/font-loaded which is 

I eventually figured as much...

> used by /lib/udev/rules.d/90-console-setup.rules to make sure the script 
> /etc/console-setup/cached_setup_terminal.sh is not run before 
> /etc/console-setup/cached_setup_font.sh.

OK, got it.

> These look ok as well...

Feel free to ask for more information you may need.

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