Re: default keymaping and fsck-recovery
Jon Tombs (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Sat, 9 Mar 1996 20:04:39 +0100 (MET)
Winfried Truemper said:
> When fsck throws you in some sort of single-user mode, no keymap is
> So if you're running with a non-us keyboard, you're in a nasty situation
> where you must recover with guessing the keystrokes (ok, I know them
> but a new user may fail).
> [Think of /usr not being available, so you can't simply use "loadkeys"].
Why, just because slackware leaves things in /usr doesn't mean
they should be. I copy the default keymap to /etc/keymap and have
/sbin/loadkeys /etc/keymap before fsck. If /etc/ and /sbin/ are not
mounted then no kernel changes will save you.
Jon. <email@example.com, http://www.esi.us.es/~jon>