[systemd-devel] [PATCH] console-getty.service: conflict with vconsole-setup

Kay Sievers kay at vrfy.org
Sat Jul 20 03:09:09 PDT 2013

On Fri, Jul 19, 2013 at 8:31 PM, Zbigniew Jędrzejewski-Szmek
<zbyszek at in.waw.pl> wrote:
> On Fri, Jul 19, 2013 at 11:50:53PM +0530, Ramkumar Ramachandra wrote:
> [intertesting analysis removed]
>> So, I can provide a patch for getty-generator to detect um Linux and
>> switch to getty on /dev/console, but vconsole-setup will still fail;
>> what should we do about that?
> Make systemd-vconsole-setup.service conditional on
> ConditionVirtualization=!uml? I don't think any of that setup is needed
> in that case.

I think we should rather make vconsole fail gracefully and don't throw
an error, instead of adding "exotic" options to our primary unit

What uml does here sound really weird, and vconsole should just
silently give up when it finds such a messed up setup. :)


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