Bug#301735: inst. report: RC3 businesscard (kernel 2.6) on sparc64: kb failure
On Mon, 28 Mar 2005 13:58:36 +0200, Frans Pop wrote:
>On Monday 28 March 2005 01:59, Herbert Kaminski wrote:
>> after reboot the keyboard mapping was so wrong that I was unable to continue.
>> I have a SUN 5c keyboard, german layout.
>For the target system, you selected a 2.6 kernel. Because of changes in
>the input layer, 2.6 kernels no longer use arch specific keymaps, but
>always use general PC keymaps.
>It is possible to correct this problem by logging in over SSH
How that? sshd is not yet running after reboot...
>and running 'dpkg-reconfigure console-data'.
>Alternatively, don't switch kernels during the installation (but you will
>run into the same problem if you upgrade from 2.4 to 2.6 kernel later).
Essentially this means: no 2.6 kernel for Sun?
This looks like an errata item. Maybe it is already? I know there
is a list of errata, I was just too stupid to find it...
>Alternatively, use the netboot installation method with a 2.6 kernel which
>will let you select the correct keymap right from the start.
Going to try this tomorrow.
Thanks for your comments