systemd requires HTTP server and serves QR codes

Adam Williamson awilliam at
Wed Oct 10 00:44:18 UTC 2012

On Tue, 2012-10-09 at 17:34 +0000, "Jóhann B. Guðmundsson" wrote:
> On 10/09/2012 05:18 PM, Lennart Poettering wrote:
> > On Tue, 09.10.12 14:41, "Jóhann B. Guðmundsson" (johannbg at wrote:
> >
> >> "|CHANGES WITH 194: * If /etc/vconsole.conf is non-existent or empty
> >> we will no longer load any console font or key map at boot by
> >> default. Instead the kernel defaults will be left intact. This is
> >> definitely the right thing to do, as no configuration should mean no
> >> configuration, and hard-coding font names that are different on all
> >> archs is probably a bad idea. Also, the kernel default key map and
> >> font should be good enough for most cases anyway, and mostly
> >> identical to the userspace fonts/key maps we previously overloaded
> >> them with. If distributions want to continue to default to a
> >> non-kernel font or key map they should ship a default
> >> /etc/vconsole.conf with the appropriate contents."
> > Note that this change has next to zero effect on Fedora, since we pass
> > the font/map via the kernel cmdline anyway.
> I was referring to the new kernel parameter supposed to be used and that 
> applications, admins and users a like should be using /etc/vconsole.conf 
> instead of /etc/sysconfig/i18n
> Seriously Lennart how many users do you think are aware of that now when 
> we have barely manage to go through localization bugs in F18 which may 
> or my not be a direct result of this "next to zero effect on Fedora" 
> that this is the way to go?

at the least, I think the anaconda team needs to have a clear idea of
exactly what they ought to be a) setting on clean install and b)
migrating on upgrades, as regards l10n/i18n configuration. 
Adam Williamson
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