[1.6.0 ISO][patch] charmap not defined when loading console font

Auke Kok sofar at foo-projects.org
Thu Apr 20 16:11:48 UTC 2006

On Thu, 20 Apr 2006 15:04:53 +0200, Zbigniew Luszpinski <zbiggy at o2.pl> wrote:
> Hi!
> When /etc/init.d/bootmisc script loads font file it forgets to set correct
> charset for selected language. This bug is not visible for English users
> only. Other users will not see non US characters on screen.
> This patch adds charmap loader to bootmisc script.
> Create text file in /etc/ named charmap and fill it with your charmap
> name.
>  All available charmaps are stored in /usr/share/consoletrans
> In charmap file write charmap file name without .acm.gz extension e.g.:
> iso02.acm.gz file name should be written to /etc/charmap file as iso02
> Attachment list:
> bootmisc.patch - adds charmap loader to bootmisc script
> charmap - example charmap file which adds character mapping for Central
> Europe

nack again

what happens if /etc/charmap is missing? this patch doesn't solve that problem


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