Re: Number pad doesn't work gnome(squeeze) HPE-337c-b keyboard 5335u
On Mon, Oct 25, 2010 at 04:27:52PM +0000, Camaleón wrote:
> On Mon, 25 Oct 2010 11:19:31 -0500, Bill Nickels wrote:
> >> On Mon, 25 Oct 2010 10:42:46 -0500, Bill Nickels wrote:
> >> 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)? :-?
> > 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.
> That's weird :-?
> To recap: you press the "num lock" key and the light switches on but you
> cannot type any number using the numeric pad. And if you press again the
> num lock key, the light goes off and you still get no number when you
> type, right?
> Could it be a hardware issue? Does the same keyboard work on another
> computer or have you tried to attach another keyboard just for testing
I have the same problem.
Switching to ctrl-alt-f1 the shift-f8 does toggle something about the
num-lock key. That is I can get the numeric keypad to work in that
console with the num-lock key lighted. Thus it is obviously *not* a
However, I cannot get the numeric keypad to work in
multi-gnome-terminal. The num-lock changes the state of the light but
that's all. Shift-f8 doesn't seem to do anything at all.
It used to work.
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