[arch-general] KVM with larger console font set in rc.conf[was ...microscoic console font...]

Nicky726 nicky726 at gmail.com
Sun Apr 11 05:20:54 EDT 2010

> If I let KMS happen, everything that printed to the screen before the
> kernel enabled it is gone. And if I set a larger console font, it clears
> the screen again when it enters runlevel 3... <sigh> I guess that if/when I
> choose to use KMS with a large console font, I'm going to have to settle
> for dmesg... I could even put a call to dmesg in rc.local. But it wouldn't
> be the same as watching the screen to see if any [failed] indicators
> scroll by. So whether or not I disable KMS, I'm uncommenting that tty rule
> and reinstating my echo statement. That, will at least let me keep an eye
> on my rc.local initializations. {Even with KMS & larger fonts enabled...}


try to use early KMS and keymap hook in mkinitcpio.

Ondrej Vadinsky

Don't it always seem to go
That you don't know what you've got
Till it's gone

(Joni Mitchell)

More information about the arch-general mailing list