Opened 8 years ago

Closed 8 years ago

Last modified 7 years ago

#7553 closed bug (fixed)

[ReadOnlyBootPrompt] Custom keymap defaults to US-International

Reported by: deejam Owned by: axeld
Priority: normal Milestone: R1/alpha3
Component: Applications/FirstBootPrompt Version: R1/Development
Keywords: Cc:
Blocked By: Blocking:
Has a Patch: no Platform: All

Description

When installing (or upgrading) r1a3 from a CD and choosing another language than English, the default keymap is set to Custom. When installed or upgraded, the Haiku keymap will be US-International.

What is Custom supposed to do? The user will probably think that Custom means the keymap for the language, or when upgrading, the same as before the upgrade.

If I remember, the keymap was defaulted to English before the latest redesign of ReadOnlyBootPrompt. That was better because then the users sees that it will be English, and could choose to change to something else.

ReadOnlyBootPromt in default (untouched) mode

ReadOnlyBootPrompt when the language is changed to Swedish and keymap is not touched. If installed this way, keymap will be US-international

r1a3-rc-hrev41650

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robt.png (32.0 KB ) - added by deejam 8 years ago.
robt-swedish.png (32.9 KB ) - added by deejam 8 years ago.

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Change History (8)

by deejam, 8 years ago

Attachment: robt.png added

by deejam, 8 years ago

Attachment: robt-swedish.png added

comment:1 by axeld, 8 years ago

Owner: changed from stippi to axeld
Status: newin-progress

That doesn't look correct indeed. The "Custom" should mean that you are using a non-standard customized keymap, ie. none that you can just choose there.

Will have a look if I can reproduce the issue.

in reply to:  1 comment:2 by deejam, 8 years ago

Replying to axeld:

Will have a look if I can reproduce the issue.

I was able to reproduce this by simply booting the Haiku CD. Tested on an IBM T41 and in VirtualBox running on Mac OS X.

comment:3 by axeld, 8 years ago

Resolution: fixed
Status: in-progressclosed

Thanks for the report, it's fixed in hrev41762.

comment:4 by axeld, 8 years ago

Milestone: R1R1/alpha3

comment:5 by mmadia, 8 years ago

Version: R1/alpha3R1/Development

R1 Alpha 3 has not yet been released. This was with an R1 Alpha 3 Release Candidate image.

comment:6 by mmadia, 7 years ago

Component: Applications/ReadOnlyBootPromptApplications/FirstBootPrompt

Modifying ticket to reflect the renaming of ReadOnlyBootPrompt to FirstBootPrompt.

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