Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 123940
can't type some chars with non-US101 kbds
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:10:43 EST
Description of problem:
The keyboard connected to the machine does not get configured before
firstboot is run for the first time after Anaconda. While most of
firstboot is point-and-click, there are some places were text input
fields exist. Depending on the keyboard, inputing some values will be
tricky (or maybe even impossible) because the keycodes are not mapped
to the right values.
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Use a keyboard where the equals sign is not in the same place as a
US101 keyboard (i.e. a JP106)
2. Attempt to config LDAP authentication in firstboot right after an
3. type in a DN that requires the use of the equals key (ex.
when using a JP106, the equals signs will appear as underscores
the keymap configured in anaconda should be configured prior to
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 100686 ***
Changed to 'CLOSED' state since 'RESOLVED' has been deprecated.