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NAME

       keytab-lilo - compile keytables files for use with LILO

SYNOPSIS

       /usr/sbin/keytab-lilo   [-p  old_code=new_code]  ...   [default_layout]
       kbd_layout

DESCRIPTION

       keytab-lilo is a program which compiles keytable  definitions  (in  the
       format  specified  in  keytables(5)) into a format which can be used by
       lilo(8) to set the keyboard  type  when  booting  [using  the  keytable
       parameter in /etc/lilo.conf].

       kbd_layout should be the name of a map file which specifies the desired
       keyboard layout. This file may be a gzip(1) compressed map. If no  file
       extension  is  given,  .map.gz  is assumed. If the full pathname is not
       specified, /usr/share/keymaps/ is assumed.

       Since lilo essentially needs to know the differences between  the  BIOS
       keyboard  mapping  and  the  one  you  require, the default_layout file
       should contain a keytables(5) file for the BIOS default mapping. If  no
       default_layout file is specified, us.map.gz is used.

       keytab-lilo  writes  the output translation table as a binary string to
       standard output, so you should redirect it to a  suitable  file.   lilo
       has  no  particular  restrictions  on  the name of keyboard translation
       files,  but  the  suggested   naming   convention   and   location   is
       /boot/mapping.ktl (where .ktl stands for "Keyboard Table for Lilo").

OPTIONS

       -p     old_code=new_code
              Specifies  corrections  ("patches") to the mapping obtained from
              the translation table files. E.g. if pressing the upper case "A"
              should yield an at sign, -p 65=64 would be used. The  -p  option
              can be repeated any number of times. The codes can also be given
              as  hexadecimal or as octal numbers if they are prefixed with 0x
              or 0, respectively.

EXAMPLES

       keytab-lilo dvorak >/boot/dvorak.ktl

              This is the most common form of invocation; it  simply  compiles
              the  given map file (in this case dvorak) and puts the result in
              /boot/dvorak.ktl.

AUTHOR

       Werner Almesberger (almesber@bernina.ethz.ch).
       Peter Maydell (pmaydell@chiark.greenend.org.uk) wrote this manual page.

SEE ALSO

       lilo(8), keytables(5), gzip(1)

       lilo   comes  with  extensive  documentation;  this  can  be  found  in
       /usr/share/doc/lilo/ on Debian systems.

                                  April 1998                 KEYTAB-LILO.PL(8)