Bug#559364: [RFC]: Bug#559364: regression: console text is red
On Sat, Jul 31, 2010 at 04:41:39PM +0200, Guillem Jover wrote:
> On Tue, 2010-07-27 at 20:42:04 +0200, Aurelien Jarno wrote:
> > On Tue, Jul 27, 2010 at 07:17:18PM +0200, Petr Salinger wrote:
> > > 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.
> I did some minimal checking, by changing TERM to xterm on the console
> and it seems at least arrow keys stop working correctly on ncurses
I confirm the issue here, so it seems we have to revert the options in
the kernel. That's a pitty because the goal was to use the UTF-8
terminal to be able to have non-english language in debian-installer.
The alternative would be to do like on GNU/Linux, that is using
bogl-bterm, however someone has to port it first.
Aurelien Jarno GPG: 1024D/F1BCDB73