Load a keymap from a specified file, usually one of the keymaps stored in /lib/kbd/keymaps. If you create your own keymap file, the related commands showkey, keymaps, and dumpkeys will be useful as well.
Clear the compose, or accent, table in the kernel.
Load the default keymap. The same as running loadkeys defkeymap.
Display help and usage information.
Instead of loading the table, output maps as C language declarations.
Operate in quiet mode.
Clear the string table in the kernel.
Operate verbosely. For extra effect, repeat.