[systemd-devel] Mention kbd in README?
kamilion at gmail.com
Wed Feb 19 14:29:09 PST 2014
On Wed, Feb 19, 2014 at 2:26 PM, David Herrmann <dh.herrmann at gmail.com>wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 19, 2014 at 11:11 PM, Graham Cantin <kamilion at gmail.com>
> > On Wed, Feb 19, 2014 at 12:13 PM, Kay Sievers <kay at vrfy.org> wrote:
> >> On Wed, Feb 19, 2014 at 9:06 PM, Marcos Felipe Rasia de Mello
> >> <marcosfrm at gmail.com> wrote:
> >> > systemd-vconsole-setup requires loadkeys/setfont at runtime.
> >> >
> >> > BTW, since kbd 2.0.0 there is a library for this. Cristian idea should
> >> > go to the TODO list ;)
> >> >
> >> > http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-factory/2013-08/msg00357.html
> >> Do not waste your time please, we will replace the entire kernel
> >> font/keymap logic with a userspace font renderer and xkeymaps and real
> >> hotplug, .... There is no point really in add a library now, when we
> >> will get rid of it anyway later.
> >> The kernel's VT will only be a debug console if all went south, and
> >> systemd will not set that up wit localization. The kernel's VT
> >> subsystem is just too broken to be used as a console for daily use
> >> today.
> >> Kay
> >> _______________________________________________
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> >> systemd-devel at lists.freedesktop.org
> >> http://lists.freedesktop.org/mailman/listinfo/systemd-devel
> > Whoa, whoa. There's other things that use the VT system, like /dev/hvc0
> > /dev/ttyS0 and stuff
> > Can't just throw the baby out with the bathwater there, there's a LOT of
> > systems running xen that get daily use, and a lot of servers that use
> > serial over lan redirection.
> What? You're talking about TTYs, not VTs. Nobody is going to disable TTYs.
Oh, okay, whew, scared me for a moment there.
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