Gentoo Archives: gentoo-amd64

From: Drake Donahue <donahue95@×××××××.net>
To: gentoo-amd64@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-amd64] keymap broken
Date: Wed, 07 Sep 2011 02:28:16
Message-Id: 1315362469.2932.1.camel@localhost
In Reply to: [gentoo-amd64] keymap broken by Mansour Al Akeel
On Tue, 2011-09-06 at 22:21 -0400, Mansour Al Akeel wrote:
> I got a newer laptop, and rather than installing gentoo, I just > swapped the hard disks. Now when I boot into the new one, > it works up to the level I am expecting (still need some drivers), but > the keyboard act wierd. When I press "m" it types "0", > and some other keys don't send anything at all. > This issue starts when I start my xdm (configured to start slim). With > the text run level (console), there's no issues until I start and stop > xdm. > > I am not sure if I modified something long time ago in the config, to > use different keymaps, but this issue didn't exist on the older > laptop. > What files could have such a configuration, that I need to look into ? > > Thank you. > Configuring your keyboard To setup X to use an international keyboard, you just have to create the appropriate config file in /etc/X11/xorg.conf.d/. This example features a Czech keyboard layout: # nano -w /etc/X11/xorg.conf.d/30-keyboard.conf Section "InputClass" Identifier "keyboard-all" Driver "evdev" Option "XkbLayout" "us,cz" Option "XkbModel" "logitech_g15" Option "XkbRules" "xorg" Option "XkbOptions" "grp:alt_shift_toggle,grp:switch,grp_led:scroll,compose:rwin,terminate:ctrl_alt_bksp" Option "XkbVariant" ",qwerty" MatchIsKeyboard "on" EndSection