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Re: Getting current keymap

On Tue, Sep 12, 2000 at 10:46:34AM +0200, Torsten Landschoff wrote:
> On Fri, Sep 08, 2000 at 07:39:04PM +0200, Yann Dirson wrote:
> > Probably this should be discussed here and if noone objects changed ASAP,
> > so that any problems get caught quickly.
> Don't change that. Beginners would be very confused if the keytable is not
> working as expected. Not everybody can work with a US keyboard table if the
> need arises. 

In which cases is the user able to get to the shell before all rcS.d/
scripts are run ?  I can only think of 2:

* init=/bin/sh or similar - keymap doesn't get set anyway
* user interrupts the boot process with ^C

Or do I miss something - maybe I should re-read the scripts :)

> Debian should try to get more user friendly instead of getting uglier
> I think.

Yes.  that's the point :)
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