[PC-BSD Testing] followup: keyboard error on live DVD (latest alpha iso)

Fabrizio Parrella fabrizio at bibivu.com
Mon Dec 14 17:38:12 PST 2009


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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.
>
> Cheers,
>
> Dru
>
>
>
> 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:
>
> *cbsd.6rg
>
> and typing ifconfig into konsole looks like this:
>
> 5fc6nf5g
>
> I suspect it is not loading the correct keyboard layout. PC-BSD  
> installs fine on this system using the default keyboard setup  
> settings.
>
> Cheers,
>
> Dru
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