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Bug#303474: Sarge RC3 Installl report - Graphic card resolution selection and german keymap selection failed

reassign 303474 localization-config

> As with previous sarge rc2 installations, installation itself went fine. 
> However I have still problems with the graphics resolutions (as reported in 
> #275697: xserver-xfree86: [debconf] resolutions higher than 800x600 not 
> used <http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=275697>) and 
> problems with the keymap.

As the problem was already reported and given that graphics card
configuration under X are not in the scope of D-I, we will ignore this.

> While I had installed rc2 with German keymap and English language (see 
> error report #274725: german keyboard problem 
> <http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=274725>), I installed rc3
> with German keymap and Gernam langauge. 
> Despite selecting German keymap during installation, after initial boot 
> English keymap was installed.

I guess you mean for X? Is the *console* keymap correct?

If this is for X, can you confirm the choices you made for language,
country and keymap during the install?

Was it German, then Germany, then German keyboard?

What is the default locale (should be de_DE)? You can look in
/etc/environment for that?

What are the /etc/X11/XF86Config-4 settings for the keyboard? Please
paste the whole InputDevice section.

> I made the following observation:
> - When selecting in KDE control center the german keymap, the keymap 
> changed to gernam until next reboot. After reboot again the english keymap 
> was used, while in KDEs control center the Gernan keymap was still 
> dispalyed as selected. When removing the german keymap setting
> in KDEs control center and re-installing the german keymap again, the 
> Ggrman keymap became used again until next reboot.
> - When selecting Gnome instead of KDE, after boot also the english keymap 
> was used. When switching to german keymap in Gnome Keymap manager, the 
>  keymap was switched as expected to german. Unlike in KDE, after reboot and 
>  restart of Gnome desktop the german keymap remained active.

I guess that Konstantinos Margaritis, localization-config package
maintainer, will look at this.

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