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

Jan Engelhardt jengelh at inai.de
Thu Feb 7 18:31:24 PST 2013

On Friday 2013-02-08 02:59, Lennart Poettering wrote:

>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:

I would have expected some tunable in /etc.
Who knows, maybe next month I like having different fonts per tty again :p

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