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Re: [libvirt] how to configure keymap & keyboard layout with virt-manager



Thanks for the tip Daniel,


I'll check how it performs this way.
I found the belgian keyboard :
/usr/share/qemu/keymaps/fr-be


Regards,


On Monday 11 May 2009 12:44:57 Daniel P. Berrange wrote:
> On Sat, May 09, 2009 at 11:07:46PM +0200, libvirt pivert org wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > I'm fighting to configure the keyboard on libvirt (kvm) (0.6.1-0ubuntu5).
> > I'm using a belgian keyboard, so, my question is :
> > - Which keyboard layout should I place in the xml file (or through the vm
> > display adapter configuration).
> > - Which keyboard layout should I use in the vm ?
> >
> >
> > PS: When I use 'be' as keymap on the vnc line, the libvirtd just segfault
> > at startup.
>
> libvirtd or QEMU ? I don't see why libvirtd would SEGV for a 'be'
> keyboard, but QEMU certainly might if it were not supported.
>
> QEMU only supports a handful of keymaps (see /usr/share/qemu/keymaps)
> and I dont think 'be' is one of them.
>
>
> Our recommendation is to never set the '-k' /keymap option at all these
> days. Recent QEMU / KVM and GTK-VNC releases support a VNC extension for
> sending raw keycodes, instead of localized keysyms. Thus is best to leave
> off the keymap in the config, and just configure it inside the guest OS.
>
> Daniel


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Fran├žois Delpierre


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