Bug 884223 - system-config-keyboard doesn't change /etc/vconsole.conf
system-config-keyboard doesn't change /etc/vconsole.conf
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: system-config-keyboard (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Lubomir Rintel
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2012-12-05 12:06 EST by emailadhoc
Modified: 2014-02-05 15:13 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2014-02-05 08:35:21 EST
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Description emailadhoc 2012-12-05 12:06:58 EST
Description of problem:
A layout selected in system-config-keyboard (1.3.1-9.fc18) isn't persistent across reboot, since the tool only runs "loadkeys" and doesn't edit /etc/vconsole.conf

Steps to Reproduce:
1.Select a layout in anaconda
2.Run system-config-keyboard and change it to the right one
3.Open a tty and verify that the layout is the one selected in the previous step
5.Open a tty. The layout isn't the one selected with system-config-keyboard. in /etc/vconsole.conf you can still find the layout selected in anaconda.
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Comment 2 Need Real Name 2013-12-29 18:46:55 EST
s-c-k needs to update vconsole.keymap=XX in /etc/default/grub
Comment 3 Fedora End Of Life 2014-02-05 08:35:24 EST
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Comment 4 Need Real Name 2014-02-05 15:13:12 EST
-> F20 pls.

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