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Re: X keyboard map?

On 10 May 2001, Pierfrancesco Caci wrote:

> (again... please CC when you reply :-)
> so, I got X working, but I have not been able to get it to correctly
> recognize the keyboard.... It's a type 6 sun keyboard. 
> Can anyone of you mail me a working example? 
> Pf

Man, I've had this issue for a very long time. As far as I can tell, X has
been completely broken on debian/sparc since xf4. I've emailed this list
and debian-x about it, but haven't received any response, and I haven't
made any headway on the problem myself. I can start X, the server log
indicates that it recognizes my framebuffer, but the keyboard and mouse
are completely ignored. Same story with xf86cfg. I'd be really very
greatfull for any input on this problem. For reference, my own config is:

Sun Ultra60,
Creator3d ffb,
type6 keyboard/mouse,

this is the log output leading up to the failure:

(II) /dev/fb0: Setting up double-buffer acceleration.
(**) Option "Protocol" "auto"
(**) Mouse0: Protocol: "auto"
(**) Option "CorePointer"
(**) Mouse0: Core Pointer
(**) Option "Device" "/dev/gpmdata"
(==) Mouse0: Buttons: 3
(II) Keyboard "Keyboard0" handled by legacy driver
(II) XINPUT: Adding extended input device "Mouse0" (type: MOUSE)
(EE) Mouse0: cannot determine the mouse protocol
Could not init font path element /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/Speedo/,
removing from
Could not init font path element /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/Type1/, removing
SetKbdSettings - type: 2 rate: 30 delay: 500 snumlk: 0
SetKbdSettings - Succeeded

and this is the corepointer clause currently in my config:

Section "InputDevice"
        Identifier  "Keyboard0"
        Driver      "keyboard"

Section "InputDevice"
        Identifier  "Mouse0"
        Driver      "mouse"
        Option      "Protocol" "auto"
        Option      "Device" "/dev/gpmdata"

... I have tried to use both /dev/sunmouse and /dev/gpmdata without any
effect. gpm works as expected on the console.


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