Console i18n(fonts).

James Iwanek mail at chthon.freeserve.co.uk
Sat May 18 06:12:34 PDT 2002


i second that - after all lfs isnt just for english users

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James Iwanek

"Amir Hardon" <a_hardon at netvision.net.il> wrote in message
news:200205181610.21465.a_hardon at netvision.net.il...
> Hello all,
> I want to suggest a little change to the lfs bootscripts.
> I think the bootscripts should set a font for all tty's. for users who use
not
> only English.
> On my sysytem, I created a script called i18n which is a replacement for
the
> loadkeys script, with some additional commands for loading fonts.
>
> Here are the files:
>
> /etc/sysconfig/i18n:
>
> # Begin /etc/sysconfig/i18n
>
> LAYOUT=/usr/share/kbd/keymaps/i386/qwerty/il.map.gz
> FONT=LatArCyrHeb-16 # The default English one will be latin1-16
> CONSOLEMAP=8859-8 # Default for English will be trivial (Am I wrong?)
>
> # End /etc/sysconfig/i18n
>
> /etc/rc.d/init.d/i18n:
>
> #!/bin/sh
> # Begin $rc_base/init.d/loadkeys - Loadkeys Script
>
> # Based on loadkeys script from LFS-3.1 and earlier.
> # Rewritten by Gerard Beekmans  - gerard at linuxfromscratch.org
> # Added font settings by Amir Hardon - a_hardon at netvision.net.il
>
> source /etc/sysconfig/rc
> source $rc_functions
> source /etc/sysconfig/i18n
>
> echo -n "Loading keymap..."
> loadkeys $LAYOUT
> evaluate_retval
> echo
>
> for tty in /dev/tty[1-6]
> do
>     setmetamode metabit < $tty > /dev/null
> done
>
> echo -n "Setting font..."
> setfont $FONT -m $CONSOLEMAP
> evaluate_retval
> echo
> for tty in /dev/tty[1-6]
> do
>     echo -ne "\\033(K" > $tty
> done
>
> # End $rc_base/init.d/loadkeys
>
>
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