Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 74084
Incorrect keytables directory in RH Reference Guide
Last modified: 2008-05-01 11:38:03 EDT
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Description of problem:
The /etc/sysconfig/keyboard section in the Reference Guide indicates that
keytables are under /usr/lib/keymaps/i386. The files are actually under
/lib/keymaps/i386. Users following the Ref Guide instructions may incorrectly
believe that they are missing the keytables.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Read keyboard section of Reference Guide's Sysconfig chapter (see URL)
2. ls /usr/lib/kbd/keymaps/i386
3. ls /lib/kbd/keymaps/i386
Actual Results: /usr/lib/kbd/keymaps/i386 - no such directory
/lib/kbd/keymaps/i386 - contains keytable directories
Expected Results: Ref Guide should remove "/usr" from the two directory
references in the KEYTABLE section -- files are under /lib/kbd/..., not
I am not sure how long that path has been in the docs, so I'll investigate and
put a docs errata out. I will close the bug when it is done.
This came in too late to effect the 8.0 release cycle, so I have posted an
errata for both 7.3 and 8.0 as well as correcting the source for posterity :-)
Thank you for catching this and taking the time to report it.