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22 <refentry id="systemd-vconsole-setup.service" conditional='ENABLE_VCONSOLE'>
23
24         <refentryinfo>
25                 <title>systemd-vconsole-setup.service</title>
26                 <productname>systemd</productname>
27
28                 <authorgroup>
29                         <author>
30                                 <contrib>Developer</contrib>
31                                 <firstname>Lennart</firstname>
32                                 <surname>Poettering</surname>
33                                 <email>lennart@poettering.net</email>
34                         </author>
35                 </authorgroup>
36         </refentryinfo>
37
38         <refmeta>
39                 <refentrytitle>systemd-vconsole-setup.service</refentrytitle>
40                 <manvolnum>8</manvolnum>
41         </refmeta>
42
43         <refnamediv>
44                 <refname>systemd-vconsole-setup.service</refname>
45                 <refname>systemd-vconsole-setup</refname>
46                 <refpurpose>Configure the virtual console at boot</refpurpose>
47         </refnamediv>
48
49         <refsynopsisdiv>
50                 <para><filename>systemd-vconsole-setup.service</filename></para>
51                 <para><filename>/usr/lib/systemd/systemd-vconsole-setup</filename></para>
52         </refsynopsisdiv>
53
54         <refsect1>
55                 <title>Description</title>
56
57                 <para><filename>systemd-vconsole-setup.service</filename>
58                 is an early-boot service that configures the virtual
59                 console font and console keymap. Internally it calls
60                 <citerefentry><refentrytitle>loadkeys</refentrytitle><manvolnum>1</manvolnum></citerefentry>
61                 and
62                 <citerefentry><refentrytitle>setfont</refentrytitle><manvolnum>8</manvolnum></citerefentry>.</para>
63
64                 <para>See
65                 <citerefentry><refentrytitle>vconsole.conf</refentrytitle><manvolnum>5</manvolnum></citerefentry>
66                 for information about the configuration files understood by this
67                 service.</para>
68
69
70         </refsect1>
71
72         <refsect1>
73                 <title>Kernel Command Line</title>
74
75                 <para>A few configuration parameters from
76                 <filename>vconsole.conf</filename> may be overridden on
77                 the kernel command line:</para>
78
79                 <variablelist class='kernel-commandline-options'>
80                         <varlistentry>
81                                 <term><varname>vconsole.keymap=</varname></term>
82                                 <term><varname>vconsole.keymap.toggle=</varname></term>
83
84                                 <listitem><para>Overrides the key
85                                 mapping table for the keyboard and the
86                                 second toggle keymap.</para></listitem>
87                         </varlistentry>
88                         <varlistentry>
89
90                                 <term><varname>vconsole.font=</varname></term>
91                                 <term><varname>vconsole.font.map=</varname></term>
92                                 <term><varname>vconsole.font.unimap=</varname></term>
93
94                                 <listitem><para>Configures the console
95                                 font, the console map, and the unicode
96                                 font map.</para></listitem>
97
98
99                         </varlistentry>
100                 </variablelist>
101
102                 <para>See
103                 <citerefentry><refentrytitle>vconsole.conf</refentrytitle><manvolnum>5</manvolnum></citerefentry>
104                 for information about these settings.</para>
105         </refsect1>
106
107         <refsect1>
108                 <title>See Also</title>
109                 <para>
110                         <citerefentry><refentrytitle>systemd</refentrytitle><manvolnum>1</manvolnum></citerefentry>,
111                         <citerefentry><refentrytitle>vconsole.conf</refentrytitle><manvolnum>5</manvolnum></citerefentry>,
112                         <citerefentry><refentrytitle>loadkeys</refentrytitle><manvolnum>1</manvolnum></citerefentry>,
113                         <citerefentry><refentrytitle>setfont</refentrytitle><manvolnum>8</manvolnum></citerefentry>,
114                         <citerefentry><refentrytitle>systemd-localed.service</refentrytitle><manvolnum>8</manvolnum></citerefentry>
115                 </para>
116         </refsect1>
117
118 </refentry>