[CentOS-virt] Problem with foreign-language keyboard

Mon Dec 3 09:34:10 UTC 2007
Fabian Arrotin <fabian.arrotin at arrfab.net>

On Mon, 2007-12-03 at 01:28 -0800, Akemi Yagi wrote:
> On Dec 3, 2007 1:00 AM, James Wilde <James.Wilde at bredband.com> wrote:
> > I am testing Xen on a Centos5 machine.  On this machine, the locale is
> > en_US.UTF-8 and the keyboard is Sweden.  Everything works fine.
> >
> > I have created a guest operating system (I'm using vmware terminology, as I
> > am still confused about DomU and Dom0).  The guest is also Centos5.
> > According to the configuration files, the locale on the guest is also
> > en_US.UTF-8 and the keyboard Sweden.
> >
> > However, in the guest, only the alphanumeric keys (a-z, 0-9) work as
> > intended.  The numeric keyboard does not appear to work at all.  And the
> > non-alphanumeric keys on the alpha keyboard do not produce the symbols they
> > should provided with the Swedish keyboard.  There is no key, for example,
> > which produces the hyphen, which means that it is impossible to enter a
> > parameter to a command, such as ls -la.
> >
> > I wonder if anyone else has had a similar difficulty and found a solution.
> > It doesn't have to be a solution for the Swedish keyboard.  Just a pointer
> > or hint would be appreciated.
> How about this wiki (near the bottom)?
> http://wiki.centos.org/TipsAndTricks/Xen

Just to let you know (as stated on the wiki)that you need to run the
latest virt-manager and libvirt packages from CentOS 5.1 ...
Fabian Arrotin <fabian.arrotin at arrfab.net>
Solution ? 
echo '16i[q]sa[ln0=aln100%Pln100/snlbx]sbA0D4D465452snlbxq' | dc
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