locales issues

Manuel Gonzalez Montoya manuel.gonzalez.montoya at gmail.com
Wed Oct 29 10:21:17 PDT 2008

On Tue, Oct 28, 2008 at 11:18 AM, Juan A. Moreno <jamc60 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi
> I'm trying to put the console in Unicode mode following the instructions from
> chapter 7.6 in the LFS book svn version. I'm a spanish native speaker and
> this is my /etc/sysconfig/console file:
> # Begin /etc/sysconfig/console
> KEYMAP="es"
> LEGACY_CHARSET="iso-8859-15"
> FONT="lat9w-16 -m 8859-15"
> # End /etc/sysconfig/console
> I get correctly the 'euro' symbol and the ñ (ntilde) in the console but when I
> try to get accents with the dead keys of my 'es' keyboard I get -'a- instead
> of -á-.
> The same with é, í, ó, ú.
> It's possible to  obtain the spanish accents in the current version of LFS?
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I'm using KEYMAP="la-latin1" in /etc/sysconfig/console and it works
without problem for the accented vowels, but I'm not sure about the
euro symbol.

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