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8.12. The keyboard mappings are wrong for my system.

The kbdcontrol program has an option to load a keyboard map file. Under /usr/share/syscons/keymaps are a number of map files. Choose the one relevant to your system and load it.

        kbdcontrol -l uk.iso
      

Both the /usr/share/syscons/keymaps and the .kbd extension are assumed by kbdcontrol.

This can be configured in /etc/sysconfig (or rc.conf). See the appropriate comments in this file.

In 2.0.5R and later, everything related to text fonts, keyboard mapping is in /usr/share/examples/syscons.

The following mappings are currently supported:


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