Block Chars in man pages after completing LFS

Ryan Isaacs ryanisaacs at
Mon Feb 23 18:49:34 PST 2009

On Mon, Feb 23, 2009 at 2:11 PM, Lefteris Dimitroulakis <edimitro at> wrote:
> It looks to me that this is a simple font problem:
> ie the font you are using do not contain the relevant character.
> Please try another font like for example:
> $setfont gr928b-8x16.psfu
> in your en_US.UTF-8 environment.
> Of course this is not a proper font for your
> prefered locale, but at least it will show you where
> the problem actually is.

Just to follow-up, gr928b-8x16.psfu did not seem to work with my
en_US.UTF-8 LANG setting. Instead of single quotes, or block
characters, I saw blank spots. As noted in my previous reply I have no
/etc/sysconfig/console, so maybe that's why.


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