Bug#182642: boot-floppies: boottime keymap makes 88 key adb keyboard unusable on oldworld powermac
* Lee Adamson [Wed, Feb 26 2003, 06:47:31PM]:
> When the box reboots after initial base system install, a boottime
> keymap is loaded that seems to cause my old 88 key adb keyboard to be
> mapped wrong (using the qwerty/us keymap).
> The solution I have found is to use the shell on VT2 to remove the
> /target/etc/init.d/keymap.sh script (or just move it out of the way) so
> that the kernel keymap is kept on reboot. Once console-tools or console
> date (whichever it is that allows you to select a more specific keymap)
> is configured, a working keymap (that is KERNEL) can be chosen.
> This problem arose when manually editing the sources list at install
> time to point to unstable rather than stable. I do not know if the
> problem appears if stable or testing are installed instead.
> The system used is a power macintosh 8500/G3@300 (xlr8), though I doubt
> that has any bearing on the problem, as an apple extended 101 key adb
> keyboard does not exhibit the same problem.
Could anyone prove this and tell the exact reason of the problem?
Problem of console-tools? Anything that can or should be fixed in
boot-floppies for Woody?
Please keep Cc'ing to debian-boot or me.
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