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Re: Preseeding german keyboard layout in Wheezy

Bernhard Schmidt <berni@birkenwald.de> wrote:

> I'm currently trying to streamline our Debian deployment using
> preseeding and I'm having issues setting a German keyboard layout. I use
> Wheezy daily 20121114 at the moment.
> Goals:
> - installer should be English
> - the country should be set to Germany (so timezone is okay)
> - default locale of the installed system should be English (so program
>   messages are not translated)
> - the keyboard should be set to German layout
> I can successfully set that configuration using a full manual
> installation but I seem to be missing some setting when using preseed
> commands.
> I use the following boot options:
> debian-installer/language=en debian-installer/country=DE
> debian-installer/locale=en_US.UTF-8 keymap=de
> The keymap question is not asked anymore (it is when I remove setting
> keymap=), but the keymap is still English. I also tried
> keyboard-configuration/xkb-keymap=de without success

FYI if anyone cares, apparently you need BOTH keymap=de and
debian-installer/keymap=de . I've opened bug #693956 for that.


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