Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 53853
Anaconda fails to keep consistant keyboard layouts across console/X
Last modified: 2007-04-18 12:37:15 EDT
Description of Problem:
Anaconda doesn't use the same keyboard layout for console and X. Console is
configured consistant with the keyboard layout selection screen, while X is
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Install using a different keyboard layout (I used tr_q-latin5)
2. Console installer proceeds using correct layout, X installer does not.
X uses keyboard layout other than the one chosen at keyboard selection
console and X use same keyboard layout
Possibly X bases keyboard layout on language?
XF86Config uses en as Xkbdlayout, even when in console it's using the
correct (tr_q-latin5) layout.
I'll look into this.
So, you're booting with a boot disk, right? And you're doing a GUI install, but
if you go to a VC, then the keyboard settings aren't consistent? Is that the
Any more info here?
Closing due to inactivity. Please reopen if you have more information.
yes, using boot disk. the console "select keyboard layout" sets correct keyboard
layout in /etc/sysconfig/keyboard, but GUI installer (and X, later on) are not
set correctly. /etc/X11/XF86config-4 says "Xkbdlayout "en"" or something like that.
I used English as the language, and tr_q-latin5 as the keyboard layout in
As far as I can tell, this behavior has existed for quite a long time.
I've done some looking around, and I can't find the X keymap that corresponds to
the tr_q-latin5 for console mode. This could be easily fixed if we only knew
what the right keymap was, but we don't know. Marking as Wontfix.