Re: bug 207725 (console-common) still breaks console keymap
On Wed, Sep 10, 2003 at 02:49:06AM +0200, Andreas Wüst wrote:
> I did a long deferred update (due to heavy lack of time), which also
> updated console-common to version 0.7.26, and after reboot, the console
> keymap was messed up (feels like some us keymap or something similar).
> During update, console-common mentioned something about "keymap to
> install: NONE" or similar.
> Ok, no problem I thought, and dpkg-reconfigured console-data
> (interestingly enough, console-data is still from woody), chose the
> kernel keymap, but hey, it just told me "Warning: cannot access console;
> deferring until console is accessible." Ok, it didn't help, so I
> dpkg-reconfigured, but this time chose a specific keymap from the list.
> But, still no luck.
> A quick look at the bts revealed that this is bug 207725, but should be
> fixed in version 0.7.26 (the one I've got). So it definitely doesn't
> seem to be fixed yet.
> Now my questions:
> 1) I want to dpkg an older version from apt's package cache, but, since
> I heavily fiddled with the keymap config via the dpkg-reconfigure, I
> think the situation could go even worse.
> So, what should I do after having dpkg'ed the old version? Should I
> choose the kernel keymap (the boottime.kmap.gz in /etc/console has an
> older date, so I think it didn't got affected), or should I choose a
> keymap from the list?
> 2) There escpecially is the problem that I don't know which to take for
> the internal keyboard of a TiBook I: usb oder normal/standard (how was
> it called?)? (Looking at dmesg output, the kernel seems to detect the
> keyboard as an adb one, hmm, I still didn't comprehend the
> linux-keycodes mess..)
> 3) Should I request to reopen bug 207725
> I would appreciate it a lot, if someone could give me a hint! Thank you
> very much!
> Best wishes,
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If you are sure it's a bug, report it and wait for next upgrade.
---I get the same error with testing (console-common 0.7.25). Until
then, 'loadkeys <your_keymap>' each time after login is an easy