Re: First tests with console-setup replacing kbd-config
On Mon, May 18, 2009 at 12:00:20PM +0200, Christian Perrier wrote:
> - add console-setup-udeb, console-setup-pc-ekmap, console-setup-fonts-udeb
I think the last of these packages is unnecessary because d-i doesn't
work directly on the linux console. This udeb exists to allow localized
installs without framebuffer (I am not sure when this can be useful).
> - boot D-I (expert mode)
> - choose French
> Then, I was prompted for many keyboard/font related things, in
In expert mode (i.e. low debconf priority) it is normal for
console-setup to ask many such questions.
> However, even though nothing apparently failed in c-s, the keymap in
> D-I remained unchanged....
Some things to check:
1. Do you have loadkeys and kbd_mode utilities? I think they are from
2. What does output the command setupcon -v
3. Is UTF-8 the value of CHARMAP in /etc/default/console-setup?
BTW, the last commands in the postinst of console-setup are these:
if [ -f /usr/share/console-setup-mini/console-setup.config ]; then
setupcon --force --save
> Then, later trying to come back in "Keyboard configuration" just did
Maybe the questions are not shown because they are marked by Debconf as