Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 485184
After latest updates-testing update (xorg 1.5.3-11), keymap has reset to USA
Last modified: 2009-12-18 02:54:08 EST
Description of problem:
After running yum update this morning (last update about 5 days ago) and restarting, the X keymap had reset from Finnish to USA. I had to change this back manually. I suspect recent changes in xorg-server-common package.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Use non-default keyboard map, upgrade and restart X.
In System - Preferences - Hardware - Keyboard in layouts Tab after upgrade
I had "Evdev-managed keyboard" and layout "USA". I had to re-add "Finland" and close those gnome-terminals I had already opened for this to take effect.
It could be possible that this is also due to an earlier update after which I didn't restart X (e.g. previous evdev update).
Thanks for the bug report. We have reviewed the information you have provided above, and there is some additional information we require that will be helpful in our diagnosis of this issue.
Please attach your X server config file (/etc/X11/xorg.conf, if available) and X server log file (/var/log/Xorg.*.log) to the bug report as individual uncompressed file attachments using the bugzilla file attachment link below.
Could you please also try to run without any /etc/X11/xorg.conf (if you have one) whatsoever and let X11 autodetect your display and video card? Attach to this bug /var/log/Xorg.0.log from this attempt as well, please.
We will review this issue again once you've had a chance to attach this information.
Thanks in advance.
Did you have the configuration in the 10-x11-input.fdi or just in gnome?
Created attachment 331809 [details]
Created attachment 331810 [details]
xorg.0.log -- older ones (just one) aren't significantly different
I don't see any relevance with video settings so I'm not going to play around with it. That seems like an automatic "we didn't even look, but automatically requested more information" question. This is not encouraging for bug submitters.
Wrt #2, I'm not sure what you mean. I certainly haven't manually changed those files. The only '10-x11-input.fdi' file out there is:
The timestamp is 2008-12-13, and the file is from HAL upgrade (hal-0.5.12-14.20081027git.fc10) that was installed on 26.12.2008. 'rpm -V hal' shows empty.
Looking at the log, I can see your layout still showing up there.
(II) XINPUT: Adding extended input device "AT Translated Set 2 keyboard" (type: KEYBOARD)
(**) Option "xkb_rules" "evdev"
(**) Option "xkb_model" "pc105"
(**) Option "xkb_layout" "fi"
My guess is that a gnome component got updated and some setting got changed there. Could that be a possibility?
(In reply to comment #5)
> Wrt #2, I'm not sure what you mean. I certainly haven't manually changed those
> files. The only '10-x11-input.fdi' file out there is:
That's fine then. If you had, this file may have been overwritten, causing the layout changes. Since you haven't, it's a different issue.
Certainly, it's possible that this could be caused by a gnome component upgrade. The most interesting is "gnome-settings-daemon" on Feb 3, but not really anything else.
Moving to gnome-settings-daemon.
Created attachment 333373 [details]
I confirmed same bug, too.
I use the "jp106" keyboard. I ran "yum update" today, but keymap changed to "USA" automatically. I show below the list of an updated package then.
I already changed setting than " System "→" Setting "→" Hardware "→" Keyboard ". A lot of warning to be related to "keycords" is shown in ".xsession-errors" which I attached now.
I checked 10-x11-keymap.fdi and 10-keymap.fdi ,
modify /usr/share/hal/fdi/policy/10osvendor/10-keymap.fdi; change
<merge key="input.xkb.layout" type="string">us</merge>
<merge key="input.xkb.layout" type="string">jp</merge>
Warning of "keycords" passed away from .xsession-errors , and the problem seems to be solved.
I'm also seeing this bug on the 8 F10 desktops in our lab.
Resetting it back to the UK keyboard map with system-config-keyboard doesnt seem to work.
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