Bug 1074113

Summary: Can not change console font via /etc/vconsole.conf
Product: [Fedora] Fedora Reporter: Marcos Mello <marcosfrm>
Component: anacondaAssignee: Vratislav Podzimek <vpodzime>
Status: CLOSED EOL QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance <extras-qa>
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Version: 20CC: g.kaviyarasu, jonathan, myllynen, vanmeeuwen+fedora
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Description Marcos Mello 2014-03-08 01:06:02 UTC

It is the same issue, but with vconsole.conf "FONT" parameter.

You can change it, run dracut -f, reboot and latarcyrheb-sun16 will still be in use. If I remember correctly, vconsole.font was added to the boot options before dracut started including /etc/vconsole.conf in the initramfs. 

Because bug 892340, font is applied only after restart systemd-vconsole-setup.service. However, if vconsole.font= is present, it does not work even after that, since vconsole.conf setting is overridden by the boot option.

Can vconsole.font= be removed from the boot options?

Comment 1 Marko Myllynen 2014-03-10 16:40:34 UTC
(In reply to Marcos Mello from comment #0)
> Can vconsole.font= be removed from the boot options?

See /etc/default/grub and /boot/grub2/grub.conf.

But it does not help for me so I filed:


Comment 2 Marcos Mello 2014-03-10 20:40:37 UTC
Aready did and it solves part of the problem (not 100% thanks to bug 892340, but that is another matter). I bet you are being hit by 892340 too.

I am asking here if Anaconda can stop writing vconsole.font= to the bootloader options.

Comment 3 Marko Myllynen 2014-03-12 08:58:29 UTC
(In reply to Marcos Mello from comment #2)
> I am asking here if Anaconda can stop writing vconsole.font= to the
> bootloader options.

Yes, sorry I missed the component here (not systemd but anaconda).

FWIW, I agree with the proposal, font being specified in two different places looks like duplication.

Comment 4 Marcos Mello 2014-12-18 13:18:53 UTC
This is fixed in F21.

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