no german umlauts after login via agetty

Declan Moriarty declan.moriartyt at ntlworld.ie
Tue Feb 3 06:21:09 PST 2004


On Tue, Feb 03, 2004 at 02:47:57PM +0000, Andre Müller enlightened us thusly
> hello there,
> 
> i seem to have yet another problem with german umlauts.
> when logging in from agetty, i don´t get the umlauts,
> but when i enter a new shell
> 
> sh --login
> 
> everything´s fine (well, almost... but first things first!)


Everything _is_not_ fine. instead of apostrophe (') I am seeing a
capital z (Z)



> which is a bit annoying. could it be a problem with the timing? 
> variables read too late? but then -- i copied the sysv-style bootscript
> and didn´t meddle with it.
> 
> ----
> what i did so far:
> i followed the installation procedure of lfs 4.1 rather strictly, the 
> kernel has got the default charset, which should do nicely for german. i 
> hope.
> 
> i installed an /etc/inputrc containing

/etc/environment????

> 
> set input-meta on
> set output-meta on
> set meta-convert-meta off
> 
> (stole it from debian, but found it in the lfs-archive, too)
> 
> and set LANG and LC_CTYPE to de_DE in /etc/profile.
> 
> there are no configuration files in my home directory.
> 
> best,
> 
> andre
> 
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	With best Regards,


	Declan Moriarty.



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