[kbd] Broken bkeymap

Alexey Gladkov gladkov.alexey at gmail.com
Sat Aug 29 13:40:29 MSK 2020

On Sun, Aug 23, 2020 at 09:26:14AM +0200, Thorben wrote:
> Hi list,
> I'm new to the topic of keymaps and everything around it so I hope to
> find some help.
> For my Gentoo I'm building my own initramfs, but last week I came across
> a strange problem: Entering my passphrase for LUKS was not possible. The
> layout was broken.
> Eventually I found out that the file generated for loadkmap did changed
> but I don't know why. The difference can be seen in this screenshot
> (just a URL as I don't want to generate huge traffic by attaching the
> file):
> https://chaos.social/system/media_attachments/files/104/723/346/690/219/791/original/a5fea93d1f356d8d.png
> The first thing I noticed is that the number of null bytes changed from
> 1 to 3 (from 2 bytes to 4 bytes in total).
> Can someone help me to understand why it did changed and why my
> initramfs (loadkmap via busybox) is unable to process the new file? Are
> both versions even valid?

What architecture was the initramfs image created on?
What architecture was the initramfs used on?
What are the busybox and kbd versions?

Rgrds, legion

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