Re: Running Console-setup Earlier
On Thursday 21 May 2009 00:33:23 firstname.lastname@example.org
> > The new console-setup from Sid providing uniform console properties to
> > Xorg and elsewhere places init scripts:
> > ~$ locate console | grep rcS
> > /etc/rcS.d/S48console-screen.sh
> > /etc/rcS.d/S49console-setup
> > These get run fairly late on the bootup sequence. This is OK but can
> > yield a funny screen repaint mid-boot if I choose anything but the good
> > old vga font.
> > The realtime patch 2.6.29 kernel, for some reason, has the whole screen
> > kerblooey on bootup until ... that console-setup repaint sets things
> > right. So I might want to run it sooner, i.e. place a symlink in
> > /etc/rc0.d/S10console- setup or such.
> > Is this correct?
> > Do I dare (must be some reason these were placed as S48/S49....)?
> > Do I need both of them?
> > Best/earliest S## prefix(s) to use?
> insserv will rearrange all symlinks according to the dependency info in
> the header. Might help, but it will certainly speed-up your boot,
> especially if you use CONCURENCY=shell. See README.Debian for more info.
What (and where does one get) insserv?
I have seen CONCURRENCY=shell somewhere? Do not remember.