Bug#857132: console-setup: additional info needed ?

Sven Joachim svenjoac at gmx.de
Thu Mar 23 18:11:14 GMT 2017

On 2017-03-23 14:12 -0300, Felipe Sateler wrote:

> However, I see the following in cached_setup_font:
> setfont '/etc/console-setup/cached_Lat15-Fixed16.psf.gz'
> if ls /dev/fb* >/dev/null 2>/dev/null; then
>     for i in /dev/vcs[0-9]*; do
>         { :
>             setfont '/etc/console-setup/cached_Lat15-Fixed16.psf.gz'
>         } < /dev/tty${i#/dev/vcs} > /dev/tty${i#/dev/vcs}
>     done
> fi
> Might it be that /dev/fb* do not exist during boot, and thus the font
> is not loaded in all ttys?

I had suspected that as well, but could rule it out.  Would have been
quite surprising anyway since I load the nouveau kernel module from the
initramfs, and it provides a framebuffer driver.


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