Subject: Re: "french"'ised NetBSD available
To: None <email@example.com>
From: Ken Nakata <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 05/20/1999 23:33:42
On 20 May 1999 10:02:14 -0400, Perry E. Metzger wrote:
> Ken Nakata <email@example.com> writes:
> > > > This reminds me of ...: any word on i18nized console driver?
> > >
> > > I thought the console driver *was* internationalized.
> > You mean, you can connect a keyboard of any language and Just Use It?
> No, because there is no way for the hardware to find out what kind of
> keyboard it is a priori. HOWEVER, you can just use wsconsctl to set
> the keyboard type any time you like, so once you are booted, yes, you
> can tell the console driver to use any layout you wish -- French,
> German, U.K., whatever.
Ah.... OK. F*ck IBM for not defining different IDs for different
Thanks for the clarification,