Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 66359
Non-working Czech support on console
Last modified: 2008-05-01 11:38:02 EDT
Script /etc/init.d/keytable need /usr/bin/loadkeys but there is /bin/loadkeys.
Console does not accept non-iso8859-1 characters after normal installation (my
is Czech language). It seems that kbd package is broken.
Console TUI tools are broken too (setup, ntsysv etc).
Surely - Czech language does not have Cyrilic nor Hebrew nor Arabian chars. I
tryed lat2-16 instead of LatArCyrHeb-16 but this do not work too.
Yes, kdb package still appears to be badly broken in beta2.
(A) /etc/init.d/keytable looks for /usr/bin/loadkeys and quits if it is not found.
1) It should look for /bin/loadkeys or /usr/bin/loadkeys should be brough back
2) Even if loadkeys is truely missing, /etc/init.d/keytable should *still* be
going - it should still do /sbin/setsysfont.
(B) (Not sure whose fauts it is - kbd, anaconda, me?):
3) after 7.3 -> Milan beta 2 upgrade /etc/sysconfig/i18n had:
However there is no such font in kbd! (there is cyr-sun16, but no cyr-16).
4) No matter how I set the mapping variables (SYSFONTACM, UNIMAP) I could not
get /sbin/setsysfont to display the KOI8-R correctly while using the "cyr-sun16"
font. I ended up having to switch to using a koi8r-8x16 (which is much uglier
P.S. (2)-(4) are probably separate bugs - I will file them as such if they are
still there after (1) is fixed.
loadkeys location fixed; leaving open for the other issues.
Is this still a problem with the latest release?
Beta3 (Phoebe) seems to be OK.