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Re: m68k kbd-chooser problems

On Mon, Jan 09, 2006 at 04:33:55PM +0100, Frans Pop wrote:
> On Monday 09 January 2006 15:47, Stephen R Marenka wrote:
> > returns 100, where template = console-keymaps-mac/keymap.
> [...]
> > Interestingly console-keymaps-mac.templates in the console-data source
> > looks like the following.
> >
> > | Template: console-keymaps-mac/keymap
> > | Type: select
> > | __choices: mac-us-std, mac-us-ext, mac-de2-ext, mac-fr2-ext, mac-fr3
> > | _Description: Keymap to use:
> >
> > But nowhere in /var/lib/cdebconf/* is there any hit for mac-us-std.
> Well, there is a console-keymaps-mac udeb, but I don't see it getting 
> included in any initrd in the installer/build/pkg-lists/... definitions, 
> unlike console-keymaps-* for other architectures.
> Can you check the buildlog to see if it is included or not?

It is. 

| Selecting previously deselected package console-keymaps-mac.
| (Reading database ... 332 files and directories currently installed.)

Indeed, /var/lib/cdebconf I referred to earlier was from a running
machine and console-keymaps-mac/keymap is listed -- just no choices.

> Note that for the 2.6 kernels you very likely need console-keymaps-at 
> instead/as well and we may need to modify kbd-chooser for that.

Interesting point, I'll add that to my list of things to check into --
that may be my amiga problem. In this case, though, we're dealing with 
a 2.2.25 kernel (ugh).

> Try including the console-keymaps-mac and console-keymaps-at udebs in your 
> initrds first though.

Already there.

> P.S. Looks like the cause may be found here (note the committer :-)

I moved them to common-keymaps.cfg so that I could choose which keymaps
went into which image more dynamically.

Stephen R. Marenka     If life's not fun, you're not doing it right!

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