Keyboard Probs (was Re: Status of Potato?)
On Mon, 31 Jan 2000, Brandon Mitchell wrote:
> Bug: Keyboard is no long US layout. Typing 12345 gets me &, e' (the
> accent), ", ", ', and the paragraph symbol. I believe this is why people
> can't login as root, my password contains numbers. I managed to figure
> out this keyboard a bit, but it's not easy. If you need me to debug
> things, let me know how, but try to minimize the typing :-( Running
> "/etc/init.d/keymaps.sh start" results in:
> Loading /etc/kbd/default.kmap.gz
> So I think it's working as designed.
Karl, can you reproduce this on your machine. "root" results in the same
thing, but keys like m is on ; and a and q are swapped.
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