keyboard key not working under LFS

Dan Nicholson dbn.lists at
Sat Nov 5 19:23:48 PST 2005

On 11/5/05, IraqiGeek <geek at> wrote:
> >This happened to me once before (except it was the letter e I
> >believe).  The most likely culprit is a missing or corrupted
> >/etc/inputrc file.  Look at Ch. 7.8.  Make sure that the "" quote
> >marks are there in your file.  I use a US keyboard, so I always skip
> >it, but check your configuration in Ch. 7.6 as well.
> >
> >Someone with more experience here could probably give you more
> >guidance, but this is the simplest solution I think.
> Yeah, after double checking it, there was a missing # in front of one
> comment. I am using a US keyboard, so I skipped 7.6 too.

That would do it.  Typos in configuration files can be real killers.


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