Package: console-setup
Version: 1.20
Severity: important
Tags: patch
User: initscripts-ng-devel@lists.alioth.debian.org
Usertags: incorrect-dependency

I just checked the boot order in unstable on a machine with dependency
based boot sequencing enabled, and discovered a problem with the
init.d scripts provided in this package. It was first discovered by
Michael Biebl who reported it to the initscripts-ng-devel mailing
list. The problem is that console-setup and keyboard-setup is not
inserted after the console-screen and keymap scripts in the boot
sequence when dependency based boot sequencing is used, leading to
changed behavior (wrong keyboard and console setting).

Here is a patch to solve this issue, by documenting that console-setup
and keyboard-setup should run after the other scripts.

diff -ur console-setup-1.22.orig/debian/console-setup.console-setup.init console-setup-1.22/debian/console-setup.console-setup.init
--- console-setup-1.22.orig/debian/console-setup.console-setup.init 2008-04-04 21:42:27.000000000 +0200
+++ console-setup-1.22/debian/console-setup.console-setup.init 2008-04-13 10:53:37.000000000 +0200
@@ -3,6 +3,7 @@
# Provides: console-setup
# Required-Start: $remote_fs
# Required-Stop:
+# Should-Start: console-screen
# Default-Start: S
# Default-Stop:
# Short-Description: Set console font and keymap
diff -ur console-setup-1.22.orig/debian/console-setup.keyboard-setup.init console-setup-1.22/debian/console-setup.keyboard-setup.init
--- console-setup-1.22.orig/debian/console-setup.keyboard-setup.init 2008-04-04 21:42:27.000000000 +0200
+++ console-setup-1.22/debian/console-setup.keyboard-setup.init 2008-04-13 10:54:01.000000000 +0200
@@ -3,6 +3,7 @@
# Provides: keyboard-setup
# Required-Start: mountkernfs udev
# Required-Stop:
+# Should-Start: keymap
# X-Start-Before: checkroot
# Default-Start: S
# Default-Stop:

Happy hacking,
--
Petter Reinholdtsen



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