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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
Assuming kernel-2.6.xx, you need
Option "XkbRules" "xorg"
> In this configuration, these keys does not work:
> (separate by comma)
> Also Enter and Shifts does not work (pressed is like not pressed, nothing
> The other keys are working. However, on console all the keys are working
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.
Ferris McCormick (P44646, MI) <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Developer, Gentoo Linux (Sparc)
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