On Tue, 15 Sep 2015 19:32:35 +0900
Brendan Sechter <sg...@hotmail.com> wrote:

> When compiling a FreeBSD 11.0-CURRENT kernel, what is required to change the 
> keymap used in single user mode? __I originally asked this question on the 
> FreeBSD forums, but was bounced to the mailing list because CURRENT is an 
> unsupported version.
> 
> I have read an old forum thread on this topic. I have also read 
> the__atkbd(4)__and__ukbd(4)__man pages. The relevant parts of my kernel 
> configuration are as follows:
> 
> #__----------__----------__----------__----------
> include GENERIC
> ident MY_KERNEL
> 
> # AT Keyboard
> device atkbdc
> options ATKBD_DFLT_KEYMAP
> makeoptions ATKBD_DFLT_KEYMAP=jp.106
> device atkbd
> 
> # USB Keyboard
> device ukbd
> options UKBD_DFLT_KEYMAP
> makeoptions UKBD_DFLT_KEYMAP=jp.106
> 
> # everything else
> # ...
> #__----------__----------__----------__----------
> 
> So far as I can tell, these options should be working. I am using a 106 key 
> Japanese keyboard. Single user mode appears to use the keymap for a 101 key 
> standard US layout. I have tried the following values:
> - jp
> - jp.106
> - jp.106.kbd (not tried recently)
> 
> Finally, this is a FreeBSD VM running in VirtualBox on OSX. I am 99% sure I 
> am having the same problem on my physical machines. The specific driver 
> almost certainly depends on the hardware.
> 

Try setting keymap in /etc/rc.conf to the entry you want.  Just
putting keymap="jp.106" there should work.

Umm, but this is for syscons.  Not sure what you may need for vt,
which I don't use.

-- 
Gary Jennejohn
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