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To: Zhang Weiwu <zhangweiwu@...>
From: Ferris McCormick <fmccor@g.o>
Subject: Re: wired kbd problem on ultra 5
Date: Tue, 30 Nov 2004 14:44:51 +0000 (UTC)
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On Tue, 30 Nov 2004, Zhang Weiwu wrote:

> Okay, I already spend 2 hours on this tiny problem. A wast of time. I could 
> not manage to get the keyboard (comes with Ultra5) working correctly on Xorg.
>
> The closest configuration to working is (from /etc/X11/xorg.conf)
> Section "InputDevice"
> Identifier  "Keyboard0"
> Option      "XkbModel" "sun"
> Option      "XkbRules" "sun"
> Option      "XkbLayout" "sun/us"
> Driver      "kbd"

Assuming kernel-2.4.xx (more likely case), you need to use the
Driver "keyboard"

Assuming kernel-2.6.xx, you need
Option "XkbRules" "xorg"
> EndSection
>
> In this configuration, these keys does not work: 
> j,k,l,;,',z,x,c,v,b,n,m,,,.,/
> (separate by comma)
> Also Enter and Shifts does not work (pressed is like not pressed, nothing 
> happens)
>
> The other keys are working. However, on console all the keys are working 
> correctly.

I am surprised you do not also see a-key --> s, and so on.

>
> I googled around without luck: people never mention this kind of problem that 
> keyboard works partially. Anyone give me a hint?
>
There is some information about this you can look at:

There is a bug on this: http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=61940
The Gentoo Sparc forum has a discussion of this if you look hard enough.
Also, if you poke around at
http://dev.gentoo.org/~fmccor/ you can find some information.
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Hope this helps.
Regards,
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Ferris McCormick (P44646, MI) <fmccor@g.o>
Developer, Gentoo Linux (Sparc)
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