On Mit, 2002-03-20 at 13:33, email@example.com wrote:
> on 20/03/2002 06:40, Michel Dänzer at firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> > On Mit, 2002-03-20 at 10:38, email@example.com wrote:
> >> on 14/03/2002 04:20, Eric Lemoine at Eric.Lemoine@ens-lyon.fr wrote:
> >>>>> With
> >>>>> XkbRules xfree86
> >>>>> XkbModel macintosh
> >>>>> XkbLayout fr_new
> >>>>> my keyboard is still screwed up. By adding XkbKeycodes macintosh
> >>>>> everything works fine.
> >>>> So you seem to be still using ADB keycodes and need XkbModel
> >>>> macintosh_old.
> >>> You're right. My ibook2 uses ADB keycodes. macintosh_old solved
> >>> all my keyboard problems.
> >> I'm having some ADB keyboard problems too. I have these settings in
> >> xf86config-4. But first, just so u folks know where I'm coming from now,
> >> here's my new set-up: upgraded to woody, and I've nearly completed compiling
> >> the 2.4.18 kernel that I d/led from the debian archives - note: in the
> >> README it says that a patch was applied. is that the patch that _needed to
> >> be applied cuz something was missing? I'm "stuck" in mac OS right now cuz my
> >> X isn't working. (I didn't know it was that easy to compile a kernel... :-)
> >> Ok, I have xkb set to macintosh_old, with xfree86 as a keyboard protocol,
> >> and 3-button emu (F11 and F12 as buttons 2 and 3). I have the
> >> "dev/mac_hid/keyboard_sends_linux_keycodes = 1". I had that funky _ssj thing
> >> happen - it was fun to fix though, since I knew what was up :).
> > macintosh_old is for _ADB_ keycodes (as the X server debconf interface
> > explains...). You use Linux keycodes and thus need "XkbModel"
> > "macintosh".
> Well, I should have mentioned this, but I'm using an ADB keyboard, not USB
> ;). Oh wait a minute, do you mean if I use the keyboard_sends_linux_keycodes
> = 1 setting in sysctl.conf for console, I have to set the XkbModel to
> macintosh, and not macintosh_old?
Bingo. Better yet, disable support for ADB keycodes entirely in your
kernel, they will disappear in 2.5.
> If so, then I'm really confused, cuz all the docs I've read say use the
> _old model in XF86Config-4.
You probably think 'ADB keyboard' implies 'ADB keycodes', which isn't
true. The point of Linux keycodes is to have the same keycodes with any
Earthling Michel Dänzer (MrCooper)/ Debian GNU/Linux (powerpc) developer
XFree86 and DRI project member / CS student, Free Software enthusiast