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Re: XFree86 update question

On Mon, Sep 10, 2001 at 09:27:10AM -0400, Russell Hires wrote:
> Hello everyone, 
> I did my normal apt-get update && apt-get dist-upgrade for woody last night, 
> and when XFree86 [server] | [common] | [whatever] replaces the version that 
> was there before, it completely replaces my keymap with something else. In 
> order to fix this problem, I have reboot the computer, rather than just 
> restart X. I was particularly frustrated last night as I was working with 
> zope, and I lost all ability to do anything until I rebooted. Thank goodness 
> my mouse still worked :-) Besides that, I get asked a few questions about new 
> settings or staying with defaults and I can't even say what I want to do 
> since the keys are all messed up...
> Is there something that can be done about that? What causes that, anyway, 
> user error on my part? ;-) 

switch the kernel to use linux keycodes.

Ethan Benson

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