Explanations for my remappings are in the comments. If I su - to root and then do "init 4", I get to xdm, and I can log in. add-ons Android apt-get aterm Azalin browsers cfdisk Chromium browser cloud computing command line Damnthing Dell desktop desktop configuration desktop environments desktops Distros file managers filesystems firefox Fluxbox fluxbox configuration fluxbox keys Password Slackware This Forum is for the discussion of Slackware Linux. http://wiicentre.com/arch-linux/arch-linux-keyboard-layout.html
I had the same problem with X refusing to start (on Fedora 14) and it was due to the same problem: a 100% full root. live n learn.. Last edited by bud (2008-09-21 20:58:27) Hello, I am normal! Error compiling keymap (server-0) XKB: Couldn't compile keymap XKB: Failed to compile keymap Keyboard initialization failed. https://bbs.archlinux.org/viewtopic.php?id=54015
Click Here to receive this Complete Guide absolutely free. It's a good bet that the same thing is happening with Xorg I was hoping someone could run that test on their host and see if it works. By joining our community you will have the ability to post topics, receive our newsletter, use the advanced search, subscribe to threads and access many other special features. I tried to swap those with some from gentoo.
You are currently viewing LQ as a guest. Uh, that's without a xorg.conf file in /etc/X11. Related Command Line Home Server HTPC dom Related Posts Synergy Server on Arch Linux GPU Passthrough with QEMU on Arch Linux MusicBrainz VM Server under QEMU on Arch Linux ESP8266: Sming Please visit this page to clear all LQ-related cookies.
I noticed that when compiling the core Xserver(Xorg), there is a check. To answer you question, I tried both evdev and the kbd drivers. Problem was that the / dir was full. http://dominicm.com/install-xorg-x11-window-system-on-arch-linux/ Offline #11 2008-09-15 15:54:54 xenol Member Registered: 2008-06-05 Posts: 6 Re: Couldn't load XKB keymap [SOLVED] i had similar problem, check .ICEAuthority in your home for write access, i can't imagine
I recompiled the X server and placed it's prefix in /usr, following the BLFS guide. Offline #24 2008-11-13 11:48:52 trithemius Member Registered: 2005-07-05 Posts: 4 Re: Couldn't load XKB keymap [SOLVED] Slightly embarrassed, but that logfile was old. maybe because i set my keyboard-layout in /etc/rc.conf and it falls back on that one. I find out this error comes up if xnumlock is installed.So I removed xnumlock and tried http://bbs.archlinux.org/viewtopic.php?id=11905 this, and it worked fine of me.Jean-Paul I'm root.
Yet despite no explanation, I hope the fix alone will be helpful to others with similar problems. RW84 View Public Profile View LQ Blog View Review Entries View HCL Entries Find More Posts by RW84 05-08-2013, 02:34 PM #6 Ahau Member Registered: Jun 2011 Location: USA Keyboard Initialization Failed. This Could Be A Missing Or Incorrect Setup Of Xkeyboard-config. sr_ls_boy View Public Profile View LQ Blog View Review Entries View HCL Entries Find More Posts by sr_ls_boy 04-20-2015, 05:14 AM #3 Krejzi Member Registered: Jan 2015 Posts: 159 Error Loading New Keyboard Description Frankly, I'm at a loss.
I tried to delete that entire folder. his comment is here I have keyboard-config-1.4 on X 1.4.2, however, so questions remain. Blog Stats 544,872 hits RSS - PostsRSS - Comments Meta Register Log in Entries RSS Comments RSS WordPress.com Email Subscription Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive I tried that and one gives me the same error. Setxkbmap
Thanks in advance Spoov Last edited by spoovy; 11-18-2010 at 08:02 AM. Install X11 Install Xorg display server and xinitrc. Clack! this contact form The problem was my .Xmodmap was borking when X started, so no remappings were taking place. (If one part of .Xmodmap fails, they all fail.) In my /var/log/Xorg.0.log I found this:
I still love technology though, and I'm always tinkering with computers on my home network. LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Distributions > Linux From Scratch [SOLVED] Keyboard initialization fails in X User Name Remember Me? Ahau View Public Profile View LQ Blog View Review Entries View HCL Entries Find More Posts by Ahau 08-29-2013, 04:10 AM #7 NickBorneo LQ Newbie Registered: Aug 2013 Posts:
zrdc28 View Public Profile View LQ Blog View Review Entries View HCL Entries Find More Posts by zrdc28 Thread Tools Show Printable Version Email this Page Search this Thread Advanced Offline #12 2008-09-16 09:17:58 totalwormage Member From: The Netherlands Registered: 2008-08-02 Posts: 16 Website Re: Couldn't load XKB keymap [SOLVED] i have the same problem (with dvorak), though my keyboard functions sr_ls_boy View Public Profile View LQ Blog View Review Entries View HCL Entries Find More Posts by sr_ls_boy 05-07-2015, 05:54 PM #6 ReaperX7 LQ Guru Registered: Jul 2011 Location: Search this Thread 11-18-2010, 05:33 AM #1 spoovy Member Registered: Feb 2010 Location: London, UK Distribution: Slackware 14; CentOS; Vyatta Posts: 372 Rep: X suddenly stopped working - Failed
And, yes I have plenty of hard drive space. Its getting damn annoying not able to write normal in my native language Hello, I am normal! Having a problem logging in? navigate here Daedalus' suggestion of using the "keyboard" driver did manage to provide me with more helpful error messages that pointed out line numbers.
Note that registered members see fewer ads, and ContentLink is completely disabled once you log in. Offline #14 2008-09-18 08:17:21 tiberiur Member From: Europa Registered: 2007-07-03 Posts: 25 Re: Couldn't load XKB keymap [SOLVED] I do not have installed the xnumlock program but still I have this