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Re: Status of d-i kernel transition for 2.6.14

On Thu, 8 Dec 2005, Ingo Juergensmann wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 08, 2005 at 01:20:30PM +0100, Geert Uytterhoeven wrote:
> > > Having a non-native keyboard layout will not be satisfying for most users,
> > > I'm afraid, although it's ok for me, but my brother has always problems with
> > > layouts that don't match the keys he's seeing when I'm telling him via
> > > telephone what he need to type in case of problems... not to speak of my
> > > parents... ;)
> > In that case, load the appropriate PC keymap, and it should work...
> Nope. I just selected pc / qwertz / German / Standard / latin1 - no dead
> keys. It works for the standard keys, but for example the \ key is mapped to
> # and | to '. So, PC keymaps are no real replacements for the Amiga keymaps,
> sadly... 

Interestingly... That's just the reverse of my laptop, which has a logical US
keymap, but a physical UK keyboard.

Do you have a German PC keyboard to compare? Perhaps these keys are really



Geert Uytterhoeven -- There's lots of Linux beyond ia32 -- geert@linux-m68k.org

In personal conversations with technical people, I call myself a hacker. But
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							    -- Linus Torvalds

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