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Bug#427657: Processed: Re: Bug#427657: wrong keyboard at gui install

Frans Pop wrote:
On Wednesday 13 June 2007 10:27, Attilio Fiandrotti wrote:
Holger, you said switching to a different VT (with Ctrl-Alt-Fx) this
doesn't work, right ? but was this tested on i386 or x86 ?


Indeed, i was menaing amd64, not x86, sorry..

In the latter case, that's a known issue, but i never heard f vt
switching broken on i386.

It was broken on i386 this time.
I have just checked and the same workaround we already had for in place for amd64 is now also required for i386. I have committed the necessary changes. It would be nice if somebody could check if it is needed for powerpc as well.

So, i assume something has changed after etch release which requires libgcc on i386 too, right?

The German keyboard issue is unrelated. With VT switching fixed I have been able to check that the keyboard _is_ correct in the shell on VT2 and VT3, so it looks like the keymap reloading for directfb is broken somehow. If I check VT1, the messages about keymap reloading are indeed missing; these messages are displayed if I test with an Etch image.

Attilio: it would be great if you could look into this.

So, again something has changed after etch release, which now prevents keyboard reloading (which instead worked in etch) from working: any clue about what it may be ?



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