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From: Alexey Gladkov <>
To: Pooya Taherkhani <>
Cc: Linux console tools development discussion <>
Subject: Re: [kbd] U+f000 and above
Date: Sat, 20 Mar 2021 10:28:52 +0100
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

On Fri, Mar 19, 2021 at 06:54:12PM -0500, Pooya Taherkhani wrote:
> Hi there,
> I cannot load Farsi keymap because a decision was made here:
> to prevent it from loading.  Interestingly, a secondary reason cited by
> Michael Schutte to prevent the Farsi keyboard from loading is (from link
> above):
> As far as I can tell, there are no widespread keymap files which use
> this feature.
> I'd greatly appreciate it if anybody could direct me to some instructions
> on how to load Farsi keyboard.
> Here is the command that I enter and the error I get:
> [pooya@thinkpad ~] sudo loadkeys fa
> [sudo] password for pooya:
> unicode keysym out of range: U+FDFC
> syntax error, unexpected ERROR, expecting NUMBER or LITERAL or PLUS or

The keymap you are trying to load is not valid. The linux kernel cannot
handle keysym greater than 0xf000. You need to fix this and then the
keymap will load.

Rgrds, legion

       reply	other threads:[~2021-03-20  9:28 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 4+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-03-20  9:28 ` Alexey Gladkov [this message]
2021-03-20 13:31   ` Random832
2021-03-20 15:58     ` Alexey Gladkov
2021-03-22  9:54     ` Alexey Gladkov

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