woe, debian testing i lost my keyboard

Jim Watson jim at amarooas.com.au
Fri Mar 21 22:10:01 EST 2003

yes, that fixed it, thanks

>Not entirely sure, but try:

>dpkg-reconfigure console-data

>Hope this helps,

On Fri, Mar 21, 2003 at 07:14:51PM +1100, jim wrote:
> inspired by this list i changed "stable" to "testing" and did upgrade in 
> kpackage. many strange questions followed demanding y/n/maybe answers. i 
> recall something about keyboards, but it was not familiar. anyway the 
> end result after closing X the console keyboard does not work.  did 
> reboot but still the console keyboard is wrong. i guess i guessed a 
> wrong answer in the upgarde.  i mean if i press asdf the screen echos 
> 1234, and worse on other keys. thank goodness i have this on a network, 
> so i can ssh into the machine. i can probably fix this if i can just get 
> a hint which file do in need to try and guess better?
> this is debian-testing-sparc64

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