[arch-general] keymap corruption

Paul Gideon Dann pdgiddie at gmail.com
Mon Jan 12 09:40:50 UTC 2015

On 11 January 2015 at 22:44, Michael Dahlberg <olgamirth at gmail.com> wrote:

> On January 11, 2015 at 5:36:35 PM, Oliver Temlin (temlin at gmail.com) wrote:
> On 11 January 2015 at 21:38, Michael Dahlberg <olgamirth at gmail.com> wrote:
> > I recently had a hard drive failure which resulted in my system having a
> corrupted /var. I removed /var and recreated it from backups, however now i
> seem to have a unique problem: when I log into the console the backspace
> and ESC keys do not function correctly. Both keys just result in advancing
> the cursor. Strangely, if I boot into the rescue.target, the keys work
> correctly.
> >
> > Any suggestions will be greatly appreciated.

Have you tried reinstalling kbd? Maybe the keyboard definitions themselves
got corrupted somehow? And maybe check your locale (including locale-gen)
and console font?


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