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ruther

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Keyboard issues with Chameleon
« on: September 22, 2011, 04:10:14 AM »
Hello!
I'm trying to install SL 10.6.3 on my Samsung NC10, however I get a kernel panic right after the loading screen (before installing). Someone mentioned that I should type pmVersion=0, howefer in the Bootloader i can't even see a prompt or anything like that. I can type commands, however except for the letters the keys are all terribly messed up. (the "("-key is on 9, the "-" key is on 0 and so on). I've tried for about an hour to find the "=" key to type in the command but i cant find it... what can I do?

Gringo Vermelho

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Re: Keyboard issues with Chameleon
« Reply #1 on: September 22, 2011, 06:34:56 AM »
Plug in a USB keyboard. There is currently no way for Chameleon to support non-standard keyboards.

PMVersion is for sleepenabler.kext, nothing to do with Chameleon.
« Last Edit: September 22, 2011, 06:36:34 AM by Gringo Vermelho »
10.9.5 - ASUS P8Z77-V Pro - i5 3570K - GTX 660 - Chameleon 2.3 svn-r2xxx
How to...
Install Chameleon: http://forum.voodooprojects.org/index.php/topic,649
Make your own Chameleon boot CD: http://forum.voodooprojects.org/index.php/topic,484.msg2131.html#msg2131

ruther

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Re: Keyboard issues with Chameleon
« Reply #2 on: September 22, 2011, 11:12:45 AM »
Thank you for the fast reply!
I tried using my USB Keyboard but that didn't work :/ (the keyboard works, but the keys are all over the place as well)

Gringo Vermelho

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Re: Keyboard issues with Chameleon
« Reply #3 on: September 22, 2011, 04:57:49 PM »
It seems strange that the USB keyboard behaves in the same way. Unless it uses the exact same layout as your laptop keyboard.

Where are you from, what country? Are you using an AZERTY keyboard or some other non-QWERTY keyboard?

Chameleon can be compiled with support for German, French, Spanish, Italian and Swedish keyboards via the module system...but I don't know how that works, I've never used it.

Not sure what the default Chameleon keyboard layout is, probably US.
« Last Edit: September 29, 2011, 11:47:46 PM by Gringo Vermelho »
10.9.5 - ASUS P8Z77-V Pro - i5 3570K - GTX 660 - Chameleon 2.3 svn-r2xxx
How to...
Install Chameleon: http://forum.voodooprojects.org/index.php/topic,649
Make your own Chameleon boot CD: http://forum.voodooprojects.org/index.php/topic,484.msg2131.html#msg2131

JrCs

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Re: Keyboard issues with Chameleon
« Reply #4 on: December 12, 2011, 10:53:13 AM »
Hi, use version of chameleon >r1721 that have a Keylayout module and some keymaps for different country.

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Re: Keyboard issues with Chameleon
« Reply #5 on: August 08, 2012, 07:40:35 AM »
I have a USB keyboard issue. I'm using a Mac Pro USB keyboard and it will boot to BIOS setup or BIOS boot menu fine using the keyboard commands. Within BIOS setup it works perfectly. But with Chameleon bootloader it doesn't work at all, nothing. Once it boots OS X it's fine again. I can't select anything in Chameleon without using an old PS2 keyboard. I've tried all the various USB ports and the behavior is identical on all ports. I believe the issue must be with Chameleon itself.