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Bug#1181: Re: `setfont' *still* screws up my console display

On the 1st of August I wrote:
> Firstly, the call to `setfont' completely destroys the character set,
> so that I can't see anything any more.  `setfont' does not appear to
> be necessary; I suggest we don't call it by default.
> Secondly, the package has somehow forgotten that I wanted a UK
> keyboard map.  I had to edit /etc/rc.boot/console to change this.
> Thirdly, the conffiles incorrectly lists /etc/init.d/console rather
> than /etc/rc.boot/console.  This means that if I reinstall I'll wipe
> out my changes.

On the 10th of August I wrote:
> This bug appears still to be present.  I've discovered that it doesn't
> happen if I say `vga=normal' on the LILO prompt.  Usually I use `3',
> which is 132x43.

This bug has just bitten me again.

Could Something be Done, please ?


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