Potentially setup console and keymap from udev rules

Bug #338808 reported by Scott James Remnant (Canonical) on 2009-03-06
6
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
console-setup (Ubuntu)
Medium
Scott James Remnant (Canonical)
kbd (Ubuntu)
Medium
Scott James Remnant (Canonical)

Bug Description

Binary package hint: console-setup

The console and keyboard can be setup by udev when the actual tty devices are created, rather than in an init script.

This is a maybe for jaunty.

Changed in console-setup:
assignee: nobody → scott
Changed in kbd:
assignee: nobody → scott
Steve Langasek (vorlon) wrote :

Does this 'maybe' include any uncertainty regarding the technical details / feasibility, or just a question of whether there's time to get it done?

Changed in console-setup:
importance: Undecided → Medium
status: New → Incomplete
Changed in kbd:
importance: Undecided → Medium
status: New → Incomplete

On Fri, 2009-03-06 at 22:54 +0000, Steve Langasek wrote:

> Does this 'maybe' include any uncertainty regarding the technical
> details / feasibility, or just a question of whether there's time to get
> it done?
>
We reviewed the technical details in Berlin, other than the "under
usplash" problem (which is already solved with the initramfs script).

It's simply a matter of time, priority and the fact that we'd throw it
all out for karmic because of KMS.

Scott
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Steve Langasek (vorlon) wrote :

FFe approved.

Changed in kbd:
status: Incomplete → Confirmed
Changed in console-setup:
status: Incomplete → Confirmed

We decided to postpone this to karmic and figure out what to do about KMS at the same time

Changed in kbd (Ubuntu):
status: Confirmed → Invalid
Changed in console-setup (Ubuntu):
status: Confirmed → Invalid
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