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[Bug 822776] New: systemd-vconsole-setup.service misconfigures serial console
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  • Date: Sun, 2 Jun 2013 21:17:23 +0000
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https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=822776

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=822776#c0


Summary: systemd-vconsole-setup.service misconfigures serial
console
Classification: openSUSE
Product: openSUSE 12.3
Version: Final
Platform: x86-64
OS/Version: openSUSE 12.3
Status: NEW
Severity: Normal
Priority: P5 - None
Component: Basesystem
AssignedTo: bnc-team-screening@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
ReportedBy: rlndkfmn+suse@xxxxxxxxx
QAContact: qa-bugs@xxxxxxx
Found By: Community User
Blocker: ---


I have an OpenSuSE 12.3 installation which is administered through a serial
console. When the systemd-vconsole-setup service starts, it misconfigures the
terminal so that certain characters now prints wrong. E.g. tilde becomes beta,
left bracket becomes capital A with umlauts. I suspect it tries to set a local
font, but end up sending commands to the remote terminal.

If I forcefully disable the service with `ln -sf /bin/true
/usr/lib/systemd/systemd-vconsole-setup`, the problem goes away. Attempting to
disable it with `systemctl disable systemd-vconsole-setup.service` does not
work. The file /etc/vconsole.conf does not exist.

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