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Re: disabling UTF8 support in redhat 8/9



On Fri, 11 Jul 2003, Keith Fernandez wrote:

> Hi,
> 
> I have made a one CD Distro using kickstart and anaconda.
> I however have a problem I want to disable UTF-8 support on the system,
> The only way I can disable it is by manually going to the
> /etc/sysconfig/i18n and remove the UTF-8 entries in it.
> 
> Is there any way to specify in the ks.cfg
> I have tried using 
> ------------------
> lang en_US
> langsupport --default en_US
> -------------------
> 
> Instead of
> -----------------
> lang en_US.UTF-8
> langsupport --default en_US.UTF-8 en_US.UTF-8
> -----------------
> 
> However it still installs with the UTF-8 option, I can confirm this from my 
> anaconda-ks.cfg which is present in my /root directory, ANy idea what I am 
> doing wrong.
> 
> I know UTF-8 is the default setting from RedHat 8 onwards, but there must be a 
> way to disable it.
> THe reason I am trying to disable it is cause some of my bash scripts dont 
> work.

I have the same problem here. So far the only thing I found was to copy
a new /etc/sysconfig/i18n over during %post. It is a hack but it works.
I would feel better if it got the correct info from the ks-cfg though.

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