[PC-BSD Testing] Installer problem with Japanese user

Kris Moore kris at pcbsd.com
Sun Sep 16 09:38:48 PDT 2007

Yamashiro, Jun wrote:
> On Sat, 15 Sep 2007 12:02:40 -0700
> Kris Moore <kris at pcbsd.com> wrote:
>> Interesting, I thought the keyboard was working previously though in the
>> installer at least? I'll have to check the "setxkb" command to make sure
>> it didn't break with the xorg 7.3 update. Also, what "setxkb" do you
>> normally have to use to change tot he Japanese layout?
> setxkbmap(1) can change to Japanese layout.
> I typed setxkbmap(1) to xterm in Installer.  But, installer can't changed
> keyboard layout.
> (Before, type "\" key (on JP106: "]"), show "\")
> # setxkbmap -model jp106 -layout jp
> (After, type "\" key (on JP106: "]"), show "]")
> regards,

Found it! Turns out some of the scripts were using "ja" for the layout
instead of "jp" as they should. I fixed it up now, and it should carry
this over to the installed system as well.


Kris Moore
PC-BSD Software

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