Re: thinkpad t42 number lock/number pad problem
On 31 Mar 2005 15:21:28 -0800
"firstname.lastname@example.org" <email@example.com> wrote:
> Thanks. Unfortunately, though, something about that failed to solve
> either problem -- or, rather, it created another problem that made it
> impossible to test. Creating $HOME/.xmodmap as described and also, as
> root, creating /etc/X11/Xsession.d/40xcustom_load-xmodmap caused me to
> be unable to log in as a user. Root could still log in for some
> reason, but not the user. The culprit seems to be the
> 40xcustom_load-xmodmap file. At least, removing .xmodmap from the
> user home directory didn't prevent startx from failing while removing
> the /etc/X11... file returned things to normal.
> Perhaps the version of X11 with my installation is different.
Are you using debian "sarge" with XFree86?
Then it schould work without problems. If you have a self-compiled X.org
or a non-sarge system, I haven't tested it. But this should be a general
solution for this problem under debian and XFree.
What does the log of XFree say?