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Re: keyboard types

On Sat, Aug 12, 2000 at 07:12:50PM +0100, M.C. Vernon wrote:
> <please Cc' me, since I'm not on this list>
> Hi folks,
> I finally got my hands on a sparc machine (I was going to try some of my
> i386 packages on it), and successfully installed Debian on it. During the
> install, my kbd was recognised fine (I selected the type4/5 option); I
> then ran dselect, which installed console-data amongst other things. The
> back of my keyboard says "type 4" on it, so I chose that option (it didn't
> ask for a country or anything). Now various of the non-alphanum keys don't
> work, and there are other strangenesses (shift-6 produces & instead of ^
> for example). What did I do wrong?
> This is a current potato install (console-data is from woody,
> though)

I suggest using just the sunkeymap in console-data.

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