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Re: Fn key and 2.6.12-rc4

On Thu, 2005-07-28 at 14:59 +0200, Stelian Pop wrote:

> The X keyboard driver really sucks and has hardcoded values for the
> modifier keys, read for example the code at :
> http://cvs.freedesktop.org/xorg/xc/programs/Xserver/hw/xfree86/os-support/linux/lnx_KbdMap.c?view=markup


> Maybe this can be made to work using some clever xkb hack, I don't know.

I don't think so.

> I just find it much more easy to use an already known modifier key,
> which happens to be free, not in use by any physical key on the
> keyboard.

Yep. You can adjust it via the keymap.

There's a project somewhere to make a real /dev/input/eventX input
driver for X. But I'm not sure about its state.


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