|Summary:||There is no utf-8 keyboard map for Russian language in kbd|
|Product:||[Retired] Red Hat Linux||Reporter:||Leonid Kanter <leon>|
|Component:||kbd||Assignee:||Eido Inoue <havill>|
|Status:||CLOSED RAWHIDE||QA Contact:|
|Fixed In Version:||1.08-8||Doc Type:||Bug Fix|
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|Last Closed:||2003-07-30 16:07:31 UTC||Type:||---|
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Description Leonid Kanter 2002-12-10 13:35:28 UTC
Description of Problem: Default locale for Russian in RHL 8.x is ru_RU.UTF-8, but default keymap "ru" is still for 8-bit KOI8-R encoding. As a result, it's impossible to enter cyrillic characters in console after fresh install of RHL 8.x. In addition, there is no utf-8 enabled character map in current kbd package at all. Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable): 1.08-1 How Reproducible: always Steps to Reproduce: 1. install Beta2 with Russian language support enabled and set Russian as default language during install 2. make shure that /etc/sysconfig/keytable contain line 'KEYTABLE="ru"' 3. type "service keyboard start" Actual Results: you'll two screens of error messages like this: .... plus before Agrave ignored plus before agrave ignored .... and if you try to switch to Russian (pressing right control), keyboard output will produce latin1 characters Expected Results: keyboard output must produce cyrillic characters Additional Information: existing file /lib/kbd/keymaps/i386/qwerty/ru.kmap.gz must be ranamed to ru-koi8-r.kmap.gz or something like this and attached file must be placed there
Comment 1 Leonid Kanter 2002-12-10 13:37:10 UTC
Created attachment 88184 [details] Russian UTF-8 keymap (Microsoft windows layout)
Comment 2 Aleksey Nogin 2003-01-22 02:59:48 UTC
Also, in both beta3 and beta4 I get a long list of 66 warnings spewed whenever keytable service is started: keytable: plus before Ecircumflex ignored keytable: plus before ecircumflex ignored keytable: plus before Atilde ignored keytable: plus before atilde ignored ... keytable: plus before Agrave ignored keytable: plus before agrave ignored keytable: plus before sterling ignored keytable: plus before threesuperior ignored and my /etc/sysconfig/keyboard is KEYBOARDTYPE="pc" KEYTABLE="ru" Is it the same problem or a different one?
Comment 3 Leonid Kanter 2003-01-22 13:30:58 UTC
Yes. These error messages are result of 8-bit keymap loading. If you install attached to this bug keyboard map, everythyng will be Ok (no errors during boot, russian input works in console).
Comment 4 Eido Inoue 2003-07-14 16:33:48 UTC
non-ASCII input into the console won't be supported on UTF-8 based systems (RHL 8+) until the kernel supports it. See the release notes in the next beta for more info. Of course, input through X will always be supported.
Comment 5 Eugene Kanter 2003-07-29 13:52:26 UTC
Adrian, the primary problem right now is hundreds of lines of error messages during keytable load process. I just tried AS 2.9.5 installation.
Comment 6 Eido Inoue 2003-07-29 14:37:16 UTC
ekanter: I understand, but the problem is out of loadkeys domain; it's a kernel problem. The kernel doesn't handle UTF-8/Unicode in te console for chars > 127. The only workaround I know is for Russian users to not use UTF-8 and stick to KOI8-R until the support can be put in the kernel (which we are trying to do-- it's a big problem).
Comment 7 Leonid Kanter 2003-07-29 15:17:54 UTC
I've already attached Russian keyboard layout for UTF-8. Please just include it into kbd package in place of koi8 layout. Eugene and Aleksey, please confirm that this layout works. https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/attachment.cgi?id=88184&action=view
Comment 8 Eugene Kanter 2003-07-29 15:32:46 UTC
Adrian, if yo do not want to include keytable made by Leon please at least have us keytable be loaded instead of broken ru keytable in UTF-8 locale.
Comment 9 Aleksey Nogin 2003-07-29 20:38:38 UTC
Yes, the attached map work perfectly for me. Please include it!
Comment 10 Eido Inoue 2003-07-30 16:07:31 UTC
new map included in 1.08-8