Bug 811913 - loadkeys doesn't change keyboard layout
loadkeys doesn't change keyboard layout
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Will Woods
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2012-04-12 06:08 EDT by Michal Kovarik
Modified: 2013-08-01 09:13 EDT (History)
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Description Michal Kovarik 2012-04-12 06:08:36 EDT
Description of problem:
After selecting keyboard layout in graphical mode, layout on tty2 is not changed. After typing 'loadkeys dvorak' on tty2, layout is not changed.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
anaconda --version
anaconda 17.20

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. start graphical installation
2. select non-default keyboard layout
3. switch to tty2 and type
Actual results:
standart US layout is used.

Expected results:
selected layout is used.

Additional info:
in /bin/loadkeys
except SystemError:
I think that it isn't good solution.
Comment 1 Martin Gracik 2012-04-20 05:05:21 EDT
Will, I've seen somewhere a patch from you, where you removed the stub. Can you push it?
Comment 2 John B 2012-06-04 01:26:16 EDT
I have the same problem after a fresh install of Fedora 17. My keyb is spanish and it works well on X, but tty2,3,... uses US layout.

Is there a workaround to fix this? thanks
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