Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 218264
Too many russian keyboard layouts offered by anaconda installer
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:11:50 EST
Description of problem:
Anaconda installer offers too many variants of Russian keyboard layout.
I think all but one of them are obsolete variants of KOI8-R layout, and should
be removed or hidden, because only UTF-8 layout (Russian) works after setup.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Boot from setup media
2. Choose Russian language
Offers many variants of russian keyboard layouts.
Only one variant (default one) will work after setup.
Only one variant offered.
The ru.map.utf8ru keyboard layout (labeled as "Russian (utf8ru)") is the only
No, ru.map.utf8ru is missing: system-config-keyboard gives me "cannot open file
ru.map.utf8ru" message, and find /lib/kbd -name 'ru*' proves it.
The only working one is ru.map, labeled Russian.
I must note, that there are still some cases for using single byte encodings
KOI8-R and windows-1251 with Fedora. So I think we should not remove keyboard
layouts completely, just hide them from installer and system-config-keyboard to
save regular user from encodings hell.
This will be fixed in the next build of rhpl. Thanks for the information.