[systemd-devel] [PATCH] Arch: default to FONT=""

Tom Gundersen teg at jklm.no
Fri Sep 21 05:28:20 PDT 2012

Forgot to cc as always...

On Fri, Sep 21, 2012 at 12:27 PM, Tom Gundersen <teg at jklm.no> wrote:
> On Thu, Sep 13, 2012 at 7:29 AM, Lennart Poettering
> <lennart at poettering.net> wrote:
>> Hmm, so I am tempted to make this change for everybody instead of just
>> Arch.
> I'll submit patch.
>> But before I do that, I have one question: the default kernel font, does
>> that do the usual UTF-8 subset that LatArCyrHeb-16 does? If so, then
>> there is indeed no point in loading a font from userspace, indeed,
>> especially given that setfont is so awfully slow...
>> By "usual UTF-8 subset" I mean box chars (i want QR codes on the
>> console! ;-)) and the range that iso8859-15 covers I guess.
> Both do the box chars. Neither do the full iso8859-15, but both do
> iso8859-1 (and LatArCyrHeb has a few extra characters from iso8859-15
> which the kernel default lacks).
> The major difference is obviously the lack of Arabic, Cyrillic and
> Hebrew from the kernel default font. Though if you want a non-US
> locale, you need to change that anyway, so being able to set a
> different font might be a reasonable expectation?
> Cheers,
> Tom

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