Bug 2500 - Non-US keymaps don't load if /usr is on separate partition
Summary: Non-US keymaps don't load if /usr is on separate partition
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Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE
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Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: initscripts
Version: 6.0
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
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medium
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Assignee: David Lawrence
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Reported: 1999-05-03 09:35 UTC by b.candler
Modified: 2008-05-01 15:37 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 1999-05-03 15:02:35 UTC


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Description b.candler 1999-05-03 09:35:45 UTC
Non-US keymaps don't load at boot time if /usr is on a separate partition, because rc.sysinit tries to do it before mounting filesystems. Note the line: if [ -n $KEYTABLE -a -d /usr/lib/kbd/keymaps ]; then So, need to defer the keymap selection until _after_ the filesystems have been mounted. Moving this section of code to where the clock is configured works. [This was on a system upgraded from RH5.2 to RH6.0, so the console/default.kmap file was not present]

Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 1999-05-03 15:02:59 UTC
they're loaded again by the keytable initscript later
on in the boot process. (the same place they were before....)


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