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Bug#559364: [RFC]: Bug#559364: regression: console text is red

On Tue, Jul 27, 2010 at 07:17:18PM +0200, Petr Salinger wrote:
> Hi,

> I dig into. The "tput op" does not do what is expected.
> The our 8.x kernel series have added following options:
> # UTF-8 console support
> options         VESA
> options         SC_PIXEL_MODE   # add support for the raster text mode
> options         TEKEN_UTF8      # UTF-8 output handling
> options         TEKEN_XTERM     # xterm-style terminal emulation
> But the TERM settings is not xterm, but still cons25.
> It suffices to change cons25 into xterm in src/init.c
> and debian/share/inittab.kfreebsd-gnu in source package sysvinit.

Thanks for investigating.

It's probably the way to go. xterm also brings partial support for
UTF-8, and we are likely to deprecate (remove ?) 7.x kernel for squeeze.


Aurelien Jarno                          GPG: 1024D/F1BCDB73
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