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Old 10-27-2006, 08:41 AM   #1
lbdgwgt
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patch for foreign keyboard layout?


Hi all,

i just made my first small linux system in a CF card using the linux 2.4.32 kernel.

I use USB keyboard, I include the HID interface in kernel configuration. it runs, but the problem is how if i want to use foreign keyboard layout. i am using german keybord layout.

is there any patch for the kernel compilation?

thanks for the answer
 
Old 10-27-2006, 09:06 AM   #2
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When you compile the kernel, before you run make, run the command
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loadkeys -m /path/to/your/keymap > drivers/char/defkeymap.c
For example, the command I run is
Code:
loadkeys -m /usr/share/kbd/keymaps/i386/qwerty/uk.map.gz > drivers/char/defkeymap.c
 
Old 10-27-2006, 03:57 PM   #3
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thanks.. i will try it next week when i go to the place i work again.. but i check on my laptop the files seems to be ok..
 
  


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