Re: ISO-8859-1 completeness of kernel fonts?

From: H. Peter Anvin (
Date: Tue Feb 27 2001 - 02:34:42 EST

Followup to: <>
By author: "Mack Stevenson" <>
In newsgroup:
> Hello,
> The 8x16 and Sun 12x22 kernel fonts I tried seem to lack some standard
> glyphs necessary to represent the entire ISO-8859-1 charmap; I am talking
> about all accented capital vowels except for ''.
> This seems to happen in both 2.2.16 as well as in 2.2.18.
> Is this intentional? If so, why?
> How can I override this behaviour?

They're probably CP 437 fonts. Just load your own; e.g. "setfont lat1u-16".


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