LFS 5.0 - Chptr 6 - Configuring your keyboard

Albert alwagner at tcac.net
Fri Feb 6 14:27:38 PST 2004

On Thursday 05 February 2004 08:51, Andy Neebel wrote:
> It doesn't matter where the kernel is, there just needs to be enough
> space to build it.  However, the habit is to put the linux kernel
> sources into /usr/src.  You don't need to run this command.  It is
> only used so that the keymap is compilied into the kernel, which
> means you won't need the loadkeys script.  This command is written as
> an example of what to do. The pathes in it aren't nesesary always the
> exact ones you would use.  The keymap gets dumped in the
> drivers/char/defkeymap.c file in whereever your kernel sources are,
> /usr/src, /sources, or whatever.  The easiest thing to do would be to
> ignore this command and just always use the bootscript that loads the
> keymap instead.  Either way, it's your choice.

Thank you, Andy.

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thought? In the end we shall make thoughtcrime literally impossible, 
because there will be no words in which to express it."
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