[lfs-support] Minor problem whith keyboard

Ken Moffat zarniwhoop at ntlworld.com
Sat Mar 23 18:49:17 PDT 2013


On Sat, Mar 23, 2013 at 09:28:27PM +0100, Niels Terp wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> I'm using a Danish keyboard, and my /etc/sysconfig/console looks like this:
> 
> # Begin /etc/sysconfig/console
> 
> KEYMAP="dk" (I have also tried "dk-latin1")
> FONT="lat1-16"
> 
> # End /etc/sysconfig/console
> 
> My problem is this: In Danish we have 3 special characters: æ (ae), ø (oe or
> oslash) and å (aa or aring). ASCII-wise these characters follows right after
> z.
> 
> With the above configuration, these three characters prints correctly in
> lower-case, but upper-case is printed as a graphic symbol, not as the
> appropriate letter.
> 
> Can anybody help me with this ?
> 
> Niels
> 
 Please read the notes for 'FONT' in section 7.10.  You are using the
font mentioned in that example, so I assume you _will_ need the
"-m 8859-1".  Also, perhaps, the LEGACY_CHARSET variable - the
8859-15 example shows how to use it, but I guess the 8859-1 variant
(at least for dk-latin1) might be better.

ĸen
-- 
das eine Mal als Tragödie, das andere Mal als Farce



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