Bug 75251 - be2-latin1 is removed, but older systems still use it
be2-latin1 is removed, but older systems still use it
Status: CLOSED DEFERRED
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: kbd (Show other bugs)
8.0
All Linux
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Assigned To: Eido Inoue
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Reported: 2002-10-05 22:11 EDT by Dag Wieers
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:38 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2003-02-19 16:06:07 EST
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Description Dag Wieers 2002-10-05 22:11:25 EDT
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Description of problem:
Because older systems still have be2-latin1 configured in
/etc/sysconfig/keyboard it will fail to use the right keyboard-layout the next
reboot. The kbd-package should at least check this and replace it with be-latin1.

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How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1.Install RH 7.3 with be2-latin1 layout
2.Upgrade to RH 8.0
3.Reboot (and find that it fails and goes to Qwerty)
	

Actual Results:  It uses Qwerty, you have to fix it manually.

Expected Results:  It should have changed my be2-latin1 layout to be-latin1.

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Comment 1 Eido Inoue 2003-02-19 16:06:07 EST
the kbd description labels keep changing release-to-release... esp after the big
euro and latin1->latin9 switchover. As a feature for a future release, this
issue (standardized descriptors for both console and X keyboard settings) needs
to be addressed for the sake of compatibility and upgrades.

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