language en but qwertz keyboard

Raphaƫl Berbain raphael.berbain at
Thu Sep 23 22:08:03 UTC 2004

John <dingo at> writes:

> I think it would make sense to be able to specify it at the boot prompt, 
> preferably with something easier to remember and type than the usual d-i 
> stuff. Maybe
> kbd=pc/us

Ah, yes, I remember this one now:  There is the bootkbd parameter, which I
hoped would Do The Right Thing.  However, if I boot the installer
with bootkbd=fr, the installer freezes with a line stating

SET debian-installer/keymap fr

The CD keeps spinning, and then nothing else happens.

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