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Bug#182642: boot-floppies: boottime keymap makes 88 key adb keyboard unusable on oldworld powermac


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This is a problem in console-tools on woody (fixed in Sid).


needs to be added to yaboot, etc to fix the problem. Lee, does this
solve it?


On Thu, 2003-02-27 at 17:36, Eduard Bloch wrote:
> #include <hallo.h>
> * 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.
> Gruss/Regards,
> Eduard.
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