[arch-dev-public] km script missing with history in installer.git

Aaron Griffin aaronmgriffin at gmail.com
Mon Nov 5 02:13:12 EST 2007

On 11/5/07, Tobias Powalowski <t.powa at gmx.de> wrote:
> Am Sonntag, 4. November 2007 schrieb Simo Leone:
> > On Sun, Nov 04, 2007 at 08:34:28PM +0100, Tobias Powalowski wrote:
> > > Hi
> > > subject says it all please add the km script too to this repository,
> > > thanks.
> >
> > This git repo is intended to be for the arch installer proper. Meaning
> > that km doesn't belong there, since it is not part of the install
> > scripts, but simply a part of the install CD. Live/Install CD's making
> > use of the regular initscripts, for example, would not need this
> > script to function as working installers.
> >
> > That said, km probably belongs in with archboot, since archboot
> > generates CDs that make use of it.
> >
> > -S
>     Loading a non-US Keymap
>    If you require a non-US keymap, you can use the km utility to load a
>    new keymap. Just type km at the prompt, then use the arrow keys to
>    navigate to the correct keymap and/or console font.
> this is a quote from our documentation. i think it belongs to install and not
> to archboot.

I'm going to agree with Simo here. There is absolutely no reason our
installer needs a different keymap. The running system (archboot)
does, but the installer (/arch/setup) has nothing to do with a keymap.

I think you may be combining the concepts of an "install CD" and the

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