I want to try one more thing. Thinking the xorg.conf settings for graphics (ati) may be causing the weird behavior.|
ill mv the xorg.conf out of the way and give it a try.
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
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> Subject: Re: Number pad doesn't work gnome(squeeze) HPE-337c-b keyboard 5335u
> Date: Mon, 25 Oct 2010 18:10:16 +0000
> On Mon, 25 Oct 2010 12:45:36 -0400, Rick Pasotto wrote:
> > On Mon, Oct 25, 2010 at 04:27:52PM +0000, Camaleón wrote:
> >> That's weird :-?
> >> To recap: you press the "num lock" key and the light switches on but
> >> you cannot type any number using the numeric pad. And if you press
> >> again the num lock key, the light goes off and you still get no number
> >> when you type, right?
> >> Could it be a hardware issue? Does the same keyboard work on another
> >> computer or have you tried to attach another keyboard just for testing
> >> purposes?
> > I have the same problem.
> > Switching to ctrl-alt-f1 the shift-f8 does toggle something about the
> > num-lock key. That is I can get the numeric keypad to work in that
> > console with the num-lock key lighted. Thus it is obviously *not* a
> > hardware problem.
> > However, I cannot get the numeric keypad to work in
> > multi-gnome-terminal. The num-lock changes the state of the light but
> > that's all. Shift-f8 doesn't seem to do anything at all.
> > It used to work.
> Maybe it is worth to fill a bug for this :-?
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