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Bug#346307: xserver-xfree86 Xkb Keyboard Layout Switching Not Working in XF86Config-4

tags 346307 sarge

On Sat, Jan 07, 2006 at 12:09:44AM +0200, Victor Ivanov wrote:
> Package: xserver-xfree86
> Version: XFree86 Version (Debian 4.3.0.dfsg.1-14sarge1 20050901212727)
> Hi,
> I have the following options i my "/etc/X11/XF86Config-4" config file:
> Section "InputDevice"
>     Identifier     "Generic Keyboard"
>     Driver         "keyboard"
>     Option         "CoreKeyboard"
>     Option         "AutoRepeat" "500 30"
>     Option         "XkbRules" "xfree86"
>     Option         "XkbModel" "pc104"
>     Option         "XkbLayout" "us,bg(phonetic)"
>     Option         "XkbOptions" "grp:alt_shift_toggle"
> EndSection
> I think it's some kind of an internal bug to the XFree86 server. Xorg has no problems handling the same configuration for keyboard layout switching (of course in xorg the Driver value is "kbd" and the XkbRules Option has a value "xorg").
> I am using Debian GNU/Linux version 3.1 "sarge"
> Kernel: Linux debian 2.6.8-2-k7 #1 Tue Aug 16 14:00:15 UTC 2005 i686 GNU/Linux


there was indeed a bug in the bg layout, you have to remove the line
    key <RALT> {   [ Alt_R,             Meta_R              ]    };
at the end of this file.


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