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SubjectRe: [PATCH] Default keyboard LEDs
Jan Engelhardt, le Mon 14 Jan 2008 02:40:08 +0100, a écrit :
> On Jan 14 2008 00:52, Samuel Thibault wrote:
> >In many cases, one prefers to have e.g. the NumLock on by default. In
> >many cases, one doesn't want to have it by default, e.g. on laptops.
> >
> >Distributions actually have a very hard time trying to set this
> >correctly after the kernel boot, and that doesn't work for new consoles
> >that are created via the openvt(1) command anyway. This hence adds a
> >keyboard.default_leds boot parameter that permits to configure the
> >default keyboard LEDs.
>
> Apart from openvt being able to find the first unused tty,
> what is openvt good for? (Read: I could just as well run
> `bash </dev/tty8 >/dev/tty8 2>/dev/tty8`)

But it is a burden (you forgot '&' btw ;) ). Also, openvt properly sets
the controlling tty, can run a login shell, etc...

Anyway, be it openvt or bash, the LED issue exists :)

Samuel
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