Keyboard & mouse - logitech => USB problem

Robert Palm robert-palm at web.de
Mon Jan 5 13:28:27 PST 2004


LFS Development List <lfs-dev at linuxfromscratch.org> schrieb am 04.01.04 18:25:13:
> 
> Hi Bryan,
> 
> Bryan Kadzban wrote:
> 
> > Theo Schneider wrote:
> >> I hope there will be an official kernel patch in near future.
> > 
> > I'm no authority, but I sort of doubt there will be.  From the
> > Post-Halloween Document
> > (http://www.linux.org.uk/~davej/docs/post-halloween-2.6.txt):
> > 
> > <quote>
> > 
> > - People who customize keymaps or keycodes in 2.4 may need to make some
> >    changes in 2.6
> > 
> > </quote>
> > 
> > (Tacked onto the end of a comment about multimedia keys outside of X, in
> > the "input layer" section).
> > 
> > It wouldn't surprise me if this was one of those changes.
> 
> thanks for you answer, but what i don't understand is, when i connect my
> keyboard via usb the "numbersign" key is character 83 in showkeys and when
> i connect the same keyboard on the same sytstem via usb->ps/s adapter the
> "numbersign" key give 43 in showkeys?
> 
> So i think it is an kernel problem. I also update kbd to 1.10 with same
> result.
> 
> mfg
> Theo
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Hey guys!

Tnx for your answers. The workaround with the fixed keymap was succesful for me. Although with my Keyboard it is key number 84 and not 83. Strange :-)

Any suggestions according to gpm errors with the mouse?

Have a nice time.

Robert
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