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Re: deb-ppc: Is debian-configuration broken ?

Brendan J Simon <Brendan.Simon@ctam.com.au> writes:

> Daniel Jacobowitz wrote:
> > On Mon, Apr 10, 2000 at 09:10:15AM +1000, Brendan J Simon wrote:
> > > I'm using a G4 machine and am having problems with debian-configuration.
> > >
> > > It is using the dialog interface.  I manage to get through stuff like
> > > setting up the network but when it asks me about using md5 passwords, I
> > > find that the keyboard no longer responds.  I try to break to another
> > > console by pressing ctrl-apple-f2 but that seems to be interpreted as
> > > the enter key.  I can not break out of the program with ctrl-c or any
> > > other key combination I try.  The only thing I can do is press the reset
> > > button.  The other problem is that it automatically boots into this
> > > program when I reboot.
> > >
> > > Has anyone had similar problems ?
> >
> > Sounds like you chose the wrong keymap.  Be sure to choose a mac keymap
> > instead of an i386 qwerty kmap.
> Yep, that is exactly what I did.  I assumed the default would be the correct
> one.
> I noticed that there is /etc/consode-tools/default.kmap.gz.  Is this used for
> the default keymap ?
> Would the correct fix be to copy /usr/share/keymaps/mac/mac-us-std.kmap.gz to
> /etc/default.kmap.gz ?
> I'm a bit puzzled as to why it worked for some of the installation and then dies
> later.

I had this same problem--see my messages from ~2 weeks ago in the
archive.  You want to delete default.kmap.gz, and the next stage of
the installer will see that there's no keymap and prompt you for one.

Good luck,


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