On Wed, 2017-10-18 at 19:00 +0100, Sam Morris wrote: > Package: console-setup > Version: 1.164 > Tags: + patch > Followup-For: Bug #859458 > > Here's the initramfs hook script I'm using. It just copies > /etc/console-setup and /bin/setupcon into the initramfs wholesale, and > relies on udev to trigger the setting of the font via the usual > initramfs rules. > > One weirdness I've yet to solve is that something resets the font to the > default tiny one, after the cryptsetup passphrase prompt. Does this system end up using a VGA console, or a framebuffer console? I don't think the loaded font is retained when the console driver changes. > The real root > filesystem's udev proceeds to set the font, correctly, in the normal way > once control has been handed over to systemd. > > It would be nice if there was a --save-font command for the hook to use, > that is analogous to --save-keyboard. Alternatively, it would be nice if > --setup-dir configured the font as well as the keymap. > > It seems a bit weird that the keymap initramfs hook and script aren't > provided by console-setup. It would be nice if console-setup adopted > them and for them to be enhanced to handle both the keymap and font, > rather than initramfs-tools having to concern itself with the details. I'd be happy to discuss such a change. Ben. -- Ben Hutchings Anthony's Law of Force: Don't force it, get a larger hammer.
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