Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 2493
setterm permits only first 8 of 16 colors in background
Last modified: 2008-05-01 11:37:50 EDT
settem program does not provide for all
16 colors in the background. Only the first dark
8 colors can be set. The bright backgriound colors
are unavailable i.e yellow, graylt_blue, etc
This issue has been forwarded to a developer for further action.
this is how it is supposed to be.