Bug 88009 - The name of the Swedish keyboard layout isn't updated after upgrade
The name of the Swedish keyboard layout isn't updated after upgrade
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: kbd (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Eido Inoue
Mike McLean
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Reported: 2003-04-04 11:12 EST by Christian Rose
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:52 EDT (History)
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Fixed In Version: 1.08-7
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Last Closed: 2003-07-25 12:59:58 EDT
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Description Christian Rose 2003-04-04 11:12:01 EST
Description of problem:

The Swedish keyboard layout was renamed from "se-latin1" to "sv-latin1" upstream
(for unknown reason).
On upgrades, the Red Hat Linux installation program does not properly update the
keyboard layout name specified in /etc/sysconfig/keyboard from "se-latin1" to
"sv-latin1". The result is that keyboard map loading on the upgraded system
fails during boot and the system is left with an American keyboard layout.


How reproducible:

Always.


Steps to Reproduce:

1. Install RHL 8.0 system with Swedish keyboard layout.
2. Upgrade said system to RHL 9 by using the upgrade functionality in the installer.
3. Watch keyboard map loading fail during the next boot.

    
Actual results:

Upgraded system uses American keyboard layout on the console.


Expected results:

Upgraded system uses Swedish keyboard layout on the console.


Workaround for the problem:

Hand-edit the /etc/sysconfig/keyboard file to change the reference to
"se-latin1" into "sv-latin1". Reboot.
Comment 1 Jeremy Katz 2003-04-04 15:13:49 EST
anaconda doesn't go around changing random config files -- this needs to be done
by the package with the change instead 
Comment 2 Eido Inoue 2003-07-25 12:59:58 EDT
se-latin1 now exists and is a copy of the sv-latin1 so both should work

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