Keymaps in virtual consoles.
I need to return to the annoying matter of non-en_US keymaps
for use in virtual keyboards. As a typical case is a desire
to be able to use scandinavian vowels in a virtual consoles,
which are present on the keyboard, and are in fact the the
only keys not working properly. Remember that this is no
problem in X-terminals.
On FreeBSD the matter is elementary:
In summary, I can arrange this with equal, or less difficult,
mechanisms with DragonFly, FreeBSD, GNU/Linux, NetBSD, OpenBSD,
OpenIndiana, and Solaris 11.
On GNU/kFreeBSD hower, all efforts fail, even rendering many
localized system messages into ridicule. The init script "kbdcontrol"
modifies the backspace, but it seems inapt to set a non-american
keyboard to proper use. Is there some description of another
already existing mechanism that needs to be brought into light,
or is "setconsole" broken on GNU/kFreeBSD?
Rather, I suspect the screen fonts to be incomplete. But they are
complete in FreeBSD, so why not also in GNU/kFreeBSD.
Mats E Andersson, DM