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On Aug 31 2007 16:18, Bill Nottingham wrote:
>As of now, the kernel defaults to non-unicode and XLATE for the keyboard.
>We've been changing this in Fedora, but that requires patching the defaults
>in the kernel.
>The attached introduces CONFIG_VT_UNICODE, which sets the console in unicode
>mode by default on boot, including both the virtual terminal and the keyboard

I would prefer to:
- make default_utf=1 in the source
- add "default_utf8 ? VC_UNICODE : VC_XLATE" to the keyboard code
as your patch does
- and do away with the new CONFIG_ option, since, surprise, surprise,
you can change it at runtime, so there is no need to do it
at compile-time too.

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