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

Lennart Poettering lennart at poettering.net
Thu Feb 7 17:59:52 PST 2013

On Wed, 06.02.13 01:04, Jan Engelhardt (jengelh at inai.de) wrote:

> 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?

It is, in git:



Lennart Poettering - Red Hat, Inc.

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