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Bug#523792: console-setup: inittab's kbrequest doesn't work

Package: console-setup
Version: 1.30
Severity: normal

With console-setup, on the console pressing
	<either Alt key> + <up arrow>
generates ^[[A without triggering a kbrequest.

With the same setup, Alt+left and Alt+right and Alt+<F-key> are still
working to switch between virtual terminals.

kbrequest is configured in /etc/inittab:
  # Action on special keypress (ALT-UpArrow).
  #kb::kbrequest:/bin/echo "Keyboard Request--edit /etc/inittab to let this work."
  kb::kbrequest:/bin/su - mail -c "fetchmail -f /etc/fetchmail/fetchmailrc"


-- System Information:
Debian Release: squeeze/sid
  APT prefers unstable
  APT policy: (990, 'unstable')
Architecture: amd64 (x86_64)

Kernel: Linux (SMP w/1 CPU core)
Locale: LANG=en_GB.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=en_GB.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/bash

Versions of packages console-setup depends on:
ii  console-terminus              4.26-2.1   Fixed-width fonts for fast reading
ii  debconf [debconf-2.0]         1.5.26     Debian configuration management sy
ii  xkb-data                      1.5-2      X Keyboard Extension (XKB) configu

Versions of packages console-setup recommends:
ii  console-tools            1:0.2.3dbs-65.1 Linux console and font utilities

Versions of packages console-setup suggests:
ii  locales                       2.9-7      GNU C Library: National Language (
ii  locales-all [locales]         2.9-7      GNU C Library: Precompiled locale 
ii  lsb-base                      3.2-22     Linux Standard Base 3.2 init scrip

-- debconf information:
* console-setup/variant: USA - Dvorak
  console-setup/unsupported_options: true
  console-setup/modelcode: pc105
  console-setup/fontsize: 16
  console-setup/unsupported_layout: true
  console-setup/layoutcode: us
  console-setup/codesetcode: Lat15
* console-setup/altgr: Menu key
* console-setup/ttys: /dev/tty[1-6]
* console-setup/codeset: # Latin1 and Latin5 - western Europe and Turkic languages
  console-setup/toggle: No toggling
* console-setup/fontface: Fixed
* console-setup/fontsize-text: 16
* console-setup/compose: No compose key
  console-setup/switch: No temporary switch
  console-setup/unsupported_config_layout: true
* console-setup/charmap: UTF-8
  console-setup/optionscode: lv3:menu_switch
  console-setup/unsupported_config_options: true
* console-setup/layout: USA
  console-setup/variantcode: dvorak
* console-setup/model: Generic 105-key (Intl) PC
  console-setup/fontsize-fb: 16

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