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Re: Strange keyboard problems

On Fri, Feb 04, 2000 at 02:10:56PM -0500, Graham Lowe wrote:
> Hello all,
> I decided to test out the Debian disks and met with some strange
> results.  The initial part of the install went smoothly.  I was able to
> enter the system as root and all appeared to be normal.  After editing my
> lilo.conf file for another boot option and entering the lilo command, I
> decided to restart the system.  However upon the reboot I found that my
> keyboard strokes are being misintrepreted (e.g., q comes out as an a, a
> comes out as w, etc).  Any ideas?

Sounds like it's probably a console-data misconfiguration.

See if you can manage to run this command line:
dpkg-reconfigure -fdialog -plow console-data

The dialog frontend will work with just arrows and enter, once it's

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