Bug 3236 - keyboard mapping and console font not set
Summary: keyboard mapping and console font not set
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: initscripts
Version: 6.0
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: David Lawrence
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Reported: 1999-06-03 12:33 UTC by atan
Modified: 2015-07-02 21:18 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 1999-06-14 21:35:35 UTC

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Description atan 1999-06-03 12:33:45 UTC
The loading of keyboard mapping and console font is done in
/etc/rc.d/rc.sysinit, _before_ partitions other than / are
mounted. As my /usr resides on a different partition, fonts
and mappings cannot be found this early.
I moved both tasks downward in the script, just after
mount -a. This did the job.

Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 1999-06-14 21:35:59 UTC
it will get loaded by the keytable init script when it is run
as well, which is after the root partition is mounted. It's
at the beginning also for those who
a) have no separate /usr
b) have put their keymaps & font data in /etc/sysconfig/console...

Comment 2 openshift-github-bot 2015-07-02 21:18:22 UTC
Commit pushed to master at https://github.com/openshift/origin

Merge pull request #3242 from sdodson/issue3236

Merged by openshift-bot

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