[lfs-support] /etc/sysconfig/console

Bruce Dubbs bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Mon Sep 24 10:52:05 PDT 2012

Baho Utot wrote:

> I have found that this will not cause an error
> KEYMAP="us"
> FONT="lat1-16 -m 8859-1"
> and the system will boot without displaying an error.
> I don't know if that is the same if you don't have a console files or not.
> Now I am trying to set this system up for UTF-8
> is the console setting the same or would it need to be changed if i set
> LANG=en_US.UTF-8 ?
> I am trying to understand all these settings and there affect on the
> system in question.

KEYMAP and FONT are LFS variables used in the console init script.  FONT 
is used in the setfont command.  KEYMAP is used with the loadkeys command.

See the respective man pages.

   -- Bruce

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