Bug 103518 - dvorak keymap fails in virtual consoles
dvorak keymap fails in virtual consoles
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 90562
Product: Red Hat Linux Beta
Classification: Retired
Component: kbd (Show other bugs)
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i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Eido Inoue
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Reported: 2003-09-01 13:22 EDT by Paul Morgan
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:57 EDT (History)
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Description Paul Morgan 2003-09-01 13:22:14 EDT
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Description of problem:
Dvorak keyboard layout does not work in virtual consoles.

The dvorak layout works fine in X (default RH Bluecurve - gnome metacity), but
the virtual consoles do not load the correct layout.

In a virtual console while logged in as root or non-root user, running `loadkeys
dvorak` results in the following output:
Loading //lib/kbd/keymaps/i386/dvorak
input in flex scanner failed

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
kbd-1.08-6

How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
Edit /etc/sysconfig/keyboard as follows:
KEYBOARDTYPE="pc"
KEYTABLE="dvorak"

init 6

Actual Results:  During init, the following messages are logged:
Sep  1 09:22:39 vaio keytable:
Sep  1 09:22:39 vaio keytable: Loading system font:
Sep  1 09:22:39 vaio keytable:
Sep  1 09:22:39 vaio rc: Starting keytable:  failed


Expected Results:  Keyboard layout should load correctly for virtual consoles.

Additional info:

Dvorak layout within virtual consoles worked in RH8, but not RH9 and not Severn.

Workaround: ANSI-dvorak layout works fine in both X and virtual consoles under
Severn. I have not tested the dvorak-l (left) or dvorak-r (right) layouts.
Comment 1 Paul Morgan 2003-09-01 15:08:28 EDT

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 90562 ***
Comment 2 Red Hat Bugzilla 2006-02-21 13:58:22 EST
Changed to 'CLOSED' state since 'RESOLVED' has been deprecated.

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