Bug 498569 - Losing keyboard layout on reboot or updates (possibly)
Losing keyboard layout on reboot or updates (possibly)
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: system-config-keyboard (Show other bugs)
x86_64 Linux
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Assigned To: Lubomir Rintel
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2009-05-01 03:28 EDT by Thierry Mallard
Modified: 2010-06-28 08:18 EDT (History)
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Description Thierry Mallard 2009-05-01 03:28:28 EDT
Description of problem:

The "fr" configuration of the keyboard is dropped on reboot, and possibly on updates, and is automatically set to the default "us" keyboard layout.

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

Fedora 11 Preview 

How reproducible:


Steps to Reproduce:
1. Install Fedora 11 Preview
2. Configure the French keyboard layout
3. Reboot
Actual results:

The keyboard layout gets back to the default "us" 

Expected results:

The keyboard layout should stays to "fr"

Additional info:

I don't think this is new to the preview release.
Comment 1 Thierry Mallard 2009-05-02 07:19:30 EDT
By changing the /etc/setuptool.d/98system-config-keyboard, the problem is solved, but I don't really know if what I did is relevent :

=> In the 98system-config-keyboard, I manually added the "fr" option on the command line :

/usr/bin/system-config-keyboard --text fr|Keyboard configuration

Hope this helps..
Comment 2 Bug Zapper 2009-06-09 10:55:28 EDT
This bug appears to have been reported against 'rawhide' during the Fedora 11 development cycle.
Changing version to '11'.

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Comment 3 Bug Zapper 2010-04-27 10:02:31 EDT
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Comment 4 Bug Zapper 2010-06-28 08:18:19 EDT
Fedora 11 changed to end-of-life (EOL) status on 2010-06-25. Fedora 11 is 
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