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Re: readmap failure: ioctl failed: invalid argument.



Oops, ok. my bad. I had a serial console defined in /etc/grub.conf and /etc/inittab
removed it and it works now. Thanks to all.

Masoud
On Mon, Feb 10, 2003 at 02:22:38PM -0600, Dave Lehman wrote:
> 
> 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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