[PC-BSD Testing] followup: keyboard error on live DVD (latest alpha iso)
fabrizio at bibivu.com
Mon Dec 14 17:38:12 PST 2009
Is this a laptop? If so, while u r having this issue, press FN+block num
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On Dec 14, 2009, at 19:26, Dru Lavigne <drulavigne at sympatico.ca> wrote:
> Changing to IBM ThinkPad in the System Settings -> Keyboard Layout
> while in the live DVD fixed it.
> But it is strange that the same default setting of Generic 104 key
> PC works on the same system when installed. Anyone have any theories
> about why?
> It may be a transient bug. Out of the dozens of installs I've tried
> this week, one of them resulted in the same keyboard error. In that
> install, I clicked on another language in the Preferred Layout menu
> of the Keyboard Setup screen, then clicked back to English and moved
> on with the install. However, the error is reproducable every time I
> use the live DVD on this system.
> I booted up the live DVD on an IBM R51 laptop and the right side of
> the keyboard is not mapped correctly. For example, typing pcbsd.org
> into Konqueror looks like this:
> and typing ifconfig into konsole looks like this:
> I suspect it is not loading the correct keyboard layout. PC-BSD
> installs fine on this system using the default keyboard setup
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