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

Am 23.03.2017 um 14:04 schrieb Anton Zinoviev:

> My tests of how systemd works show that it does the following:
> 1. It reads the curent font of the current console.
> 2. Then it does some things to the console(s) (configuration).
> 3. When a new console is created it loads on it the font read in 1.
> Therefore, it seems to me that if cached_setup_font.sh completes its job 
> before 1. then everything should be ok.  And if systemd completes its 
> configuration before cached_setup_font.sh starts its work, then again 
> everything will be ok.  However if both work simultaneously things can 
> go wrong.
> So, if this scenario is possible, a natural question is what can be done 
> in order to make sure the scripts of console-setup do not execute in 
> parallel with systemd while configuring the console.

In Debian, we don't enable the systemd-vconsole component [1].
So there should be no console configuration happening from systemd's
side. Then again, I'm not sure what you mean by
"Then it does some things to the console(s) (configuration)."
Can you be more specific?


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