Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 907195
Virtual console keymapping does not persist across a reboot
Last modified: 2014-02-05 13:50:08 EST
Description of problem:
Ever since Fedora 17 I have had the problem that my keymappings do not persist across reboots. I have full disk encryption enabled. My kernel has the setting KEYTABLE="dvorak". That works sufficiently that during the reboot process, I can enter my encryption password and unlock the drive. However, once booted if I go to a virtual console I have to login using a QWERTY mapping. Once logged in I can run system-config-keyboard and restore the DVORAK mapping. That will persist until my next login.
My /etc/sysconfig/keyboards file also contains the lines:
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Upgrade a system that uses a DVORAK keymapping
2. Attempt to login to a virtual console.
1. Attempt to change a system using a US keymapping to dvorak
3. Try to login on a virtual console
Login fails, because DVORAK is being used
Login should succeed.
I read in another bugzilla report the parameter was renamed to KEYMAP instead of KEYTABLE. I tried the substitution but the same problem persists.
Oops the Actual results line should have read:
Login fails, because DVORAK is NOT being used
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