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

Jan Engelhardt jengelh at inai.de
Tue Feb 5 16:04:49 PST 2013

On Tuesday 2013-02-05 01:36, Kay Sievers wrote:

>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.

Speaking of which, how does one configure systemd so that font is also 
global, like it used to be?

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