On 9/16/15, Gary Jennejohn <gljennj...@gmail.com> wrote:
> 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.

See this patch: https://bugs.freebsd.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=193865

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