[lfs-dev] console script minor visual issue

Bruce Dubbs bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Tue Sep 9 09:58:56 PDT 2014


Kenneth Harrison wrote:
> On 9/8/14, Bruce Dubbs <bruce.dubbs at gmail.com> wrote:
>> In testing 7.6-rc1 I ran into a niggling visual issue.  The [ OK ]
>> didn't align properly on the console boot script line under some
>> circumstances.
>>
>> What I'm doing in the console script is changing the font so the screen
>> changes from 240 characters to 137 characters in width.
>>
>> I can fix the alignment by adding the following lines after the font
>> change:
>>
>> unset COLUMNS
>> . /lib/services/init_functions
>>
>> This resets the column width and other variables used by the script.  It
>> is only needed when a font change is being made that changes the number
>> of columns on the screen.
>>
>> This is pretty minor.  Is this change worth doing?

> It could be the logging output. What level do you have it set at Bruce
> in syslogd and klogd parameterwise?

It has nothing to do with the log level.  It has to do with 
(intentional) changing of the screen parameters within the script.

   -- Bruce





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