tag 269052 + moreinfo thanks On Mon, Aug 30, 2004 at 05:20:54PM +0200, Toni Mueller wrote: > when configuring my keyboard using xmodmap, the server loses these > mappings after a few keystrokes and also switches part of the keyboard > off so they donŽt even generate any more events. IŽve come to this > conclusion after reading bug #268363. > > Restarting X several times, immediately running xev and checking for > keycodes. Generating keycodes stops for some keys after about 5-20 > keys. I assume the keyboard is not broken because leaving X and > restarting gives the same result, everytime. > > The keys affected are (only!): Escape, Menu, both Windows keys, PageUp, > PageDown, Beginning, End. > > After removing the xmodmap from my .xsession and reconfiguring the > keyboard for us_intl instead of us only in the vain hope that this will > result in a useful keyboard layout, I have the keys mentioned above all > working with no missing keycode events, although with sometimes strange > effects. The strange effects is that now I have no idea what some of > these keys now do, save that Escape, PageUp, PageDown, Beginning and End > work as expected in VIM (part of my now lost reshuffling was to make the > keyboard more useful...). I'm sorry it has taken a while to follow up to this report. Can you tell us what you're trying to accomplish with your xmodmap configuration? Perhaps there is an XKB configuration we can recommend that will serve your needs. -- G. Branden Robinson | "Why do we have to hide from the Debian GNU/Linux | police, Daddy?" email@example.com | "Because we use vi, son. They use http://people.debian.org/~branden/ | emacs."
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