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Re: Switching g-i from DirectFB to X11 -- console-setup

On Saturday 27 February 2010, Anton Zinoviev wrote:
> On Sat, Feb 27, 2010 at 09:16:40PM +0100, Julien Cristau wrote:
> > It'd be quite weird to have a keyboard layout configured in d-i, and
> > ignored when switching VTs to get to a console, IMO...
> Unfortunately this is inevitable.  'loadkeys' and 'setfont' do not work
> when X is active.  A solution would be to start somehow xterm inside X.

This is a major issue IMO. The graphical installer has always [1] had 
a correct keyboard configuration for both the graphical environment and for 
the debug shells. Losing that would be an important regression.

[1] Well, after we had the bugs figured out.

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