no german umlauts after login via agetty
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
> i installed an /etc/inputrc containing
> 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.
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With best Regards,
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