[arch-releng] Add basic keyboard remap in syslinux menu.

Gerardo Exequiel Pozzi vmlinuz386 at yahoo.com.ar
Fri Dec 3 05:05:36 CET 2010

On 11/24/2010 11:57 PM, Gerardo Exequiel Pozzi wrote:
> Hello
> What do you think about this? Is not perfect, but at least can make 
> more people happy.
> * A simple demo script that can be added to syslinux-iso profile.
> * Needs lilo (for keytab-lilo perl script) and kdb (for keymaps)
> * Some keymaps require unicode support, otherwise will fail. So maybe 
> (if this is implemented) lilo can als provide a keymap-lilo-unicode 
> (below is how this can be generated)
> * Each keymap file takes only 256 bytes.
> * The script is here: https://gist.github.com/714822
> A much better keymap support is using gfxboot.c32, but this is another 
> history ;)
> I motivated by this feature request: 
> https://bugs.archlinux.org/task/21725
To make this work done I need to split syslinux.cfg in some parts, any 

mkarchiso will parse all to find/replace "%XYZ%" like archiso2dual is 
doing in my install_dir branch.

My idea (any sugestions are very welcomed)

<Arch Linux>

<memtest w/memdisk>(*)
<maybe some syslinux toy...>


(*) some machines need this when BIOS puts more stuff than normal below 

Gerardo Exequiel Pozzi
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