Gentoo Archives: gentoo-releng

From: Jason Wever <weeve@g.o>
Cc: Martin Schlemmer <azarah@××××××××××××.org>, base-system@g.o, gentoo-releng@l.g.o
Subject: [gentoo-releng] Re: baselayout changes for sparc livecd
Date: Sat, 17 Jan 2004 06:40:18
In Reply to: [gentoo-releng] Re: baselayout changes for sparc livecd by Jason Wever
On Mon, 12 Jan 2004 12:58:14 -0500
Jason Wever <weeve@g.o> wrote:

> I don't believe you can do keymaps and consolefont on sparcs as a serial > console uses the keymap of the program handling the remote end of > the serial connection. Also it doesn't seem to have the the ability to > handle fonts, though I have not extensively looked into it.
Would an acceptable fix for the consolefont and keymaps init scripts be to use the checkconsole command and if the console is serial, just have it skip all of the operations normally performed in that script? -- Jason Wever Gentoo/Sparc Co-Team Lead