[Fedora-livecd-list] Suggestion: Submenu in isolinux for locales

Sebastian Vahl ml at deadbabylon.de
Tue Apr 17 10:39:10 UTC 2007

Am Di 10.April 2007 schrieb Jeremy Katz:
> On Tue, 2007-04-10 at 22:25 +0200, Sebastian Vahl wrote:
> > Don't know if this is possible with isolinux: It would be much easier
> > for non-english users if they could choose their language at the
> > bootmenu. I know that they could attach eg. "live_locale=de_DE.UTF-8".
> > But a menu or submenu for non-experienced users would be the best, I
> > think.
> The problem is that doing this in the bootloader is really not at all
> ideal.  You don't have any ability to have a11y and bootloaders suck to
> hack on.
> This is why the GNOME live CD goes to gdm instead of just doing
> automatic login now.  With the facebrowser, you can select the user and
> you can also select the language pretty easily

That works for gdm. But sadly kdm do not have such an option.
I think I must rethink this.

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