Re: Status of d-i kernel transition for 2.6.14
On Thu, 8 Dec 2005, Ingo Juergensmann wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 08, 2005 at 11:43:52AM +0100, Geert Uytterhoeven wrote:
> > > > What kind of keymap do you have selected?
> > > I had qwerty US layout installed...
> > You mean `Amiga QWERTY US'? Can you also select `PC QWERTY US'? That one should
> > work.
> Yes, maybe, but pc qwerty us is a not so obvious choice for an Amiga
> keyboard. ;)
As an original poster wrote before, in 2.6 all keymaps are PC keymaps, due to
the new input layer.
> > > > You could also try running 'dpkg-reconfigure console-data' and select
> > > > "keep kernel keymap".
> > > Yep, that fixed it. Thx!
> > Kernel keymap == QWERTY US (or `Belgian Dutch keyboard', as was printed on the
> > box ;-).
> Having a non-native keyboard layout will not be satisfying for most users,
> I'm afraid, although it's ok for me, but my brother has always problems with
> layouts that don't match the keys he's seeing when I'm telling him via
> telephone what he need to type in case of problems... not to speak of my
> parents... ;)
In that case, load the appropriate PC keymap, and it should work...
Geert Uytterhoeven -- There's lots of Linux beyond ia32 -- firstname.lastname@example.org
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