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Re: [Qemu-devel] KVM Guest keymap issue

From: Markus Armbruster
Subject: Re: [Qemu-devel] KVM Guest keymap issue
Date: Tue, 24 Sep 2013 09:53:17 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.2 (gnu/linux)

Not specific to KVM, adding qemu-devel.

Matej Mailing <address@hidden> writes:

> Dear list,
> I have a problem with a Windows XP guest that I connect to via VNC and
> is using "sl" keymap (option -k sl).
> The guest is Windows XP and the problematic characters are s, c and z
> with caron... when I type them via VNC, they are not printed at all in
> virtual system... I have checked the file /usr/share/kvm/keymaps/sl
> and it seems that it contains different codes than I get when doing
> showkey --ascii on the host machine (running Ubuntu 12.04). I have
> tried to change the KVM's keymap file 'sl' with the codes I get from
> showkey, but they are still not printed in virtual system to which I
> am connected via VNC...
> I am totally lost with this issue, thanks for your time and ideas.

Required reading for anyone struggling with virtual keyboards:


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