[PLUG] Whose BUG is it?

म.हा.सा.ग.र o.s.h.o at guruvision.com
Tue Nov 24 21:23:08 PST 2009


2009/11/25 शंतनू <shantanoo at gmail.com>:
> On 24-Nov-2009, at 8:08 PM, म.हा.सा.ग.र wrote:
>
>> tried to setup देवनागरी boot menu option in lilo on Mandriva 2010.  It
>> does not look supported display wise although the garbled string of
>> characters correctly boot.
>>
>> Does GrUB handle this correctly for Hindi string options?
>>
>> Whose fault is it anyhow?
>
> AFAIR, normal text mode doesn't support unicode rendering. Maybe you need to use VESA graphics mode (?) to see the unicode character set. IMO, its not a bug.

Incorrect answer.  Setting graphics mode VESA does apply it to the
messages post lilo prompt, not when lilo menu displays.

Please correct if this is incorrect.  tried playing vith all vga modes
for past 44 minutes before retiring into this reply post

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