Setting console font with new console script in lfs-bootscripts (useful for more than i18n)

Kevin P. Fleming kpfleming at
Thu May 13 19:13:02 PDT 2004

Alexander E. Patrakov wrote:

> The screen font and LC_* variables are completely different things, 
> independent on each other. Font is set in the kernel, locale is for the 
> userspace.

OK, that makes sense.

> By not setting at least LC_COLLATE and LC_CTYPE, you _are_ asking for 
> trouble, but this is not related to your screen font. The problem is 
> that in C locale (the default) and in en_US e.g. the "sort" program uses 
> different sorting order (check case sensitivity in both setups).

OK, but by setting only the font I'm no worse than I was before (not 
setting any locale-related variables at all). That's good to know.

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