LANG= in kernel args

Marcos Felipe Rasia de Mello marcosfrm at
Sat Feb 7 20:42:27 UTC 2015

2015-02-07 18:27 GMT-02:00 Chris Murphy <lists at>:
> On Sat, Feb 7, 2015 at 12:48 PM, Marcos Felipe Rasia de Mello
> <marcosfrm at> wrote:
>> Can someone help stop the useless LANG= getting into the booloader
>> config *silently* on every kernel install?
> Does /etc/locale.conf contain the wrong value? If it's correct, then
> LANG= boot parameter is superfluous and benign (even if cluttered). If
> it contains the wrong value, why is it wrong?

No, /etc/locale.conf value is correct. Take a look at the bug report
(specially Harald's comment).

> Are you sure that grubby is reading /etc/locale.conf and inserting
> LANG= or is new-kernel-pkg doing this?


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