(fix enclosed) broken Finnish keyboard in X on 712-60
On Fri, 5 Apr 2002, Martin-Éric Racine wrote:
> I have just noticed that my Finnish keyboard is not properly mapped under X; the
> <|> key (right besdides the left Shift key) does not respond. It works fine on
> the consoles, though, after upgrading to a 2.4.17 kernel.
> This is on a 712-60.
> Does anyone have a cure?
I found one, with help from a friend on SPARC, where a similar problem exists
(though on a different keycode).
He suggested I try evaluating the keycode with xev. This returned 135, so I
used the following receipe to have a temporary fix:
xmodmap -e "keycode 135 = less greater bar"
This cures the problem on my Keytronic 105-key Finnish keyboard and on the
original HP 102-key Finnish keyboard, but is obviously a kludge; the keymaps
need to be fixed to use the correct defaults for Finnish keyboards in the X
keymap library. Btw, both keyboards are bog standard PS/2 models.
Feel free to forward this info to Branden or whoever else handles X upstream.
Martin-Éric Racine, Helsinki, Finland.
+358 41 474 0289
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