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Re: Caps Lock remapping not working

> I wonder if my problems remapping the Caps Lock key have something to
> do with this issue. I've remapped keycode 58 to Control_L for the
> console, but this has little effect. Caps Lock is nullified, but the
> key doesn't function as Control_L. Nevertheless, showkey and evdebug
> show key 58 getting pressed and released. It's a similar story for
> xorg & mol. Various tools tell me Key 58 is getting pressed, but
> Linux can't seem to do what it should with those keypresses. Other
> key remappings work fine, and the OS X remapping also works. This is
> on the Powerbook 6,8 1.5GHz G4 12" with Canadian French ADB keyboard.

This is a hardware issue. See:
http://apple.slashdot.org/comments.pl?sid=32397&cid=3508820 and
http://lists.debian.org/debian-powerpc/2002/02/msg00305.html and
for more information.


Felix C. Stegerman <flx@hccnet.nl>

"Any sufficiently advanced bug is indistinguishable from a feature."
 -- R. Kulawiec

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