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Re: readmap failure: ioctl failed: invalid argument.



ISTR a need to run getkeymaps from a non-X terminal, eg: tty1.

Dave

On Mon, 2003-02-10 at 14:14, Masoud Sharbiani wrote:
> Hello everyone,
> I've done enough bash-ones-head-against-monitor to track this down, and 
> I don't know why that my anaconda/installer building is failing
> at ..../scripts/getkeymaps:
> AFAIK, It goes and finds fonts under /lib/kbd/i386/qwerty, then loads 
> them and then runs utils/readmap.c (ok, the executable of) and it fails 
> on line 39 on the following block:
> ....
> 	 if (ioctl(console, KDGKBENT, &entry)) {
>                  perror("ioctl failed");
>                  exit(1);
>            }
> 
> My own guess is that I've set my LOCALE or LANG to some bad value, but I 
> unset it when I want to create a new set of installer images, and my 
> LANG is 'C'.
> Could someone tell me what I am doing wrong?
> Any and all ideas are welcome,
> 
> Masoud
> 
> 
> 
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