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Bug 87944 - keytable: mapscrn: cannot open map file _iso15_ error at boot
keytable: mapscrn: cannot open map file _iso15_ error at boot
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: kbd (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Eido Inoue
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Reported: 2003-04-03 17:07 EST by Tom Wood
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:52 EDT (History)
4 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2004-02-26 20:37:31 EST
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Fix to /sbin/setsysfont as discussed above. (502 bytes, patch)
2004-01-17 10:35 EST, Davide Bolcioni
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Description Tom Wood 2003-04-03 17:07:53 EST
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Description of problem:
keytable warnings at boot timeApr  3 17:02:53 fluid 
generated at boot time.

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

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.Boot RH9.
2.Watch for "keytable: mapscrn: cannot open map file _iso15_ error" at boot

Additional info:
Comment 1 Mace Moneta 2003-04-16 14:59:49 EDT
I'm seeing the same problem at boot.  Is there any functional impact resulting
from this message (none noticed)?
Comment 2 Alfredo 2003-04-19 07:30:07 EDT
I have the same error message at boot, and the resulting problem is that I don't
have accented characters and the euro symbol in the console of my spanish
system. I think that kbd-1.08-4 is not packing iso15 fonts. The error can be
triggered if you have:


in /etc/sysconfig/i18n

Comment 3 Need Real Name 2003-04-21 22:26:54 EDT
1) Upgraded from Redhat8. Bug not present in Redhat8.
2) Causes some man pages to fail ("man getrusage").
3) Other fonts missing in Redhat9
   Apr 21 22:07:19 library modprobe: modprobe: Can't locate module char-major-188
   Apr 21 22:07:24 library xfs: ignoring font path element
/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/CID (unreadable) 
   Apr 21 22:07:24 library xfs: ignoring font path element
/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/local (unreadable) 
   Apr 21 22:07:24 library xfs: ignoring font path element
/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/latin2/Type1 (unreadable) 
   Apr 21 22:07:28 library modprobe: modprobe: Can't locate module char-major-81
Comment 4 Davide Bolcioni 2004-01-17 10:31:13 EST
I chased this and I think I got it nailed down (the following applies
to Fedora Core but should apply to RedHat 9 also). The problem is not
with the kbd package but with initscripts, initscripts-7.42.2-1 on my
host, and specifically with /sbin/setsysfont.

Basically, the following fragment of /sbin/setsysfont:

  SYSFONTACM=`echo $SYSFONTACM | sed "s|iso0|8859-|g"

does not work as intended if SYSFONTACM=iso15, it works for values
from "iso01" to "iso09" only. The fix is straightforward:

  SYSFONTACM=`echo $SYSFONTACM | sed "s|iso0\?|8859-|g"

Hope this helps.
Comment 5 Davide Bolcioni 2004-01-17 10:35:08 EST
Created attachment 97072 [details]
Fix to /sbin/setsysfont as discussed above.

Also added braces around variable substition on preceding line, for clarity
threw me off at first).
Comment 6 Eido Inoue 2004-02-26 20:37:31 EST
fixed in the initscripts in the current release

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