Yes it was a terminal ctrl-alt f1 login invoke sensible-editor and test.|
(system/preferences/keyboard/keyboard layout)? shows a generic 105-key(intl) PC.
The keyboard has sound control keys at upper right but they work. All else seems standard/generic.
The same symptom was there before I entered anything about the keyboard into xorg.conf.
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> From: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: Re: Number pad doesn't work gnome(squeeze) HPE-337c-b keyboard 5335u
> Date: Mon, 25 Oct 2010 15:59:56 +0000
> On Mon, 25 Oct 2010 10:42:46 -0500, Bill Nickels wrote:
> >> On Mon, 25 Oct 2010 10:25:28 -0500, Bill Nickels wrote:
> >> > "Shift-F8" didn't work.The num lock toggles but the keys don't
> >> > respond.Thinking more of a keycode issue.
> >> "Shift-F8" enable/disable Num. Lock/arrow movement (indeed, it toogles
> >> between both them).
> >> Jump to a tty (Ctrl+Alt+F1) and test the num lock keys from there. Does
> >> it work?
> > Thanks for the quick reply,
> > Went to terminal, opened sensible-editor and same behavior.
> By terminal you mean "tty", right? I mean, no "gnome-terminal" nor
> "xterm". I'm trying to determinate if GNOME is the problem here or just X
> server misconfiguration or a hardware issue :-)
> Can you test with another keyboard? Just in case.
> BTW, does your "5335u" keyboard have any special feature or is standard
> 104-keyboard? And have you set the correct keymap within GNOME (system/
> preferences/keyboard/keyboard layout)? :-?
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