[systemd-devel] systemd should not call KDSKBMODE on a VT with X

Kay Sievers kay at vrfy.org
Mon Feb 4 16:36:16 PST 2013

On Sat, Feb 2, 2013 at 11:17 PM, Arthur Taylor <art at ified.ca> wrote:

> KDSKBMODE is a virtual console ioctl which changes the current "mode"
> of the virtual console keyboard for that particular virtual terminal.
> That is, the virtual console keyboard mode, like the keymap, is a
> per-virtual terminal setting which is saved and restored when
> switching virtual terminals.

Are you really sure about this? The keymap seems to be global on my
box. Changing the keymap in any VT changes it for all VTs. VTs only
have a per-VT font here.


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