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Re: Keymap problems in D-I (was: Re: Bugs in the latest Debian Sid installer)

Hi all, 

the same happened to me, i selected Portuguese keyboard layout and after 
installation i don't have a working Portuguese keyboard layout.

I used the netboot-i386 image, built 20090821-10:22; d-i 20090821-09:04.

Btw, console data is missing on my installation (tasks: standard 


Melhores Cumprimentos/Best Regards,

Miguel Figueiredo
A Sábado 22 Agosto 2009 08:04:36 Christian Perrier você escreveu:
> Quoting Uwe Bugla (uwe.bugla@gmx.de):
> > Hi everybody,
> >
> > using the Debian testing installer from 4th August I stumbled over the
> > follwing bugs:
> >
> > 1. console-data is missing in the list of necessary dependencies when you
> > install the basic system:
> > The consequence is:
> > You are trapped if you owe a non-American keyboard with a qwertz layout.
> > That complicates the installation process enourmously instead of
> > simplifying it.
> Hello Uwe,
> Since you reported this, I hadn't been able to test D-I myself and try
> reproducing this issue.
> Today, I finally could....but couldn't reproduce it. I booted the
> daily built *netboot* image, then did choose French as install
> language and French keymap.
> Apart from a weird prompting during the base system install (the
> system re-prompts for the keymap but properly defaulted to "France"),
> I easily completed the install...and the installed system had a
> working french keymap.
> So, I need to refine your report in order to understand why you
> experienced the problem.
> First of all, could you re-test with a daily built image downloaded
> from http://www.debian.org/devel/debian-installer. I would recommend
> choosing the businesscard image, or even a netboot image (under "other
> images").
> Then, what keymap did you choose? I guess this was a German
> keymap...can you confirm?

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