I hope somebody who installed the RH 6.1 with the 102-key Int. keyboard
option and US-English as the primary language,
can help me.
Not knowing any better, I picked the default 101-key (US) keyboard, only to
discover later in one of the X Window docs
that I and most people in the US should probably select the 102-key Int.
keyboard option if they want the keys in the
numeric keypad working right. Well, I don't want to reinstall my system
just for that and would like to fix this thing now.
So what I need from somebody with the 102-key installation to tell me what
is the content of the following file on their
system: /etc/sysconfig/keyboard. Mine is: KEYTABLE="us". This value is
looked up by one of the boot-time
startup scripts, /etc/rc.d/init.d/keytable (if remember) and then the
script gets the actual keboard layout table in the
/usr/lib/kbd/keytables/qwerty directory. In my case it's called something
When you gunzip these files you see that they merge some extensions in them
with "include" statements, similarly
to C/C++ programs. I suppose this is how they can make different flawors of
basic keyboard layouts simply.
What I would need in addition to the : KEYTABLE value is the kind of
"includes" there are in the basic kbd file
pointed to by that KEYTABLE code. This then should give me the desired
102-key Int. keyboard layout.
Unfortunately the RH setup program's listing of keyboards is too cryptic and
I could see nothing there
resembling a 102-key kbd name.
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