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From: Alan McKinnon <alan.mckinnon@×××××.com>
To: gentoo-user@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-user] DontZap and Ctrl+Alt+Bs
Date: Tue, 28 Jul 2009 11:27:48
Message-Id: 200907281326.20510.alan.mckinnon@gmail.com
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-user] DontZap and Ctrl+Alt+Bs by Skippy
1 On Tuesday 28 July 2009 13:23:13 Skippy wrote:
2 > On Fri, 24 Jul 2009 23:56:58 +0300 (EEST)
3 >
4 > Igor Nemilentsev <trezorg@×××××.com> wrote the words:
5 > > > Greetings, I'm having exactly the same problem and have been trying
6 > > > to fix it.
7 > > >
8 > > > Could you please specify where in xorg.conf you placed
9 > > > setxkbmap -option terminate:ctrl_alt_bksp
10 > >
11 > > Please enter it in command line.
12 > >
13 > > > And where is the hal configuration file you inserted
14 > > >
15 > > > input.xkb.options terminate:ctrl_alt_bksp
16 > >
17 > > I have it in /etc/hal/fdi/policy/
18 > > I just added.
19 > >
20 > > <merge key="input.xkb.options"
21 > >
22 > > type="string">grp:caps_toggle,grp_led:scroll,grp:switch,compose:ralt,term
23 > >inate:ctrl_alt_ bksp</merge>
24 >
25 > Thanks so much for the specifics. These still haven't fixed my
26 > system. Does anyone know if this is something the Gentoo developers
27 > are going to fix down the road? Highly annoying, as others have
28 > already mentioned.
29
30 The problem has little if anything to do with Gentoo developers (who keep
31 things as close to upstream as possible), and everything to do with the
32 upstream developers of Xorg and hal. The fix is per their timetable.
33
34 --
35 alan dot mckinnon at gmail dot com

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Re: [gentoo-user] DontZap and Ctrl+Alt+Bs Skippy <linuxgn2@××××××××××××.com>