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From: Daniel Robbins <drobbins@g.o>
Subject: Re: Have "dokeymap" ran by default on LiveCDs?
Date: Tue, 06 Jan 2004 17:11:02 -0700
On Mon, 2004-01-05 at 13:24, Sven Vermeulen wrote:
> Hi all,
> 
> Is it possible to have the "dokeymap" option activated by default when you
> boot the Gentoo LiveCD? Lots and lots of international Gentoo users (myself
> included) need it to be able to select the correct keymap, and forgetting it
> requires an immediate reboot as "loadkeys" doesn't function on the x86
> LiveCDs.

The current plan is to not use "dokeymap" anymore (as it doesn't offer a
large selection) but write a new LiveCD-specific boot-time script that
will prompt for a keymap and use the files in /usr/share/keymaps/ that
will run before a login prompt shows up
on tty1.

Regards,

Daniel


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