Keymaps in X11 and consoles should be the same with TEKEN_XTERM in the kernel.

Eir Nym eirnym at
Sat Nov 13 16:55:07 UTC 2010

On 13 November 2010 15:52, crocket <crockabiscuit at> wrote:
> TEKEN_XTERM turns on xterm mode.
> I compiled a kernel with TEKEN_XTERM, and changed cons25 to xterm in /etc/ttys.
> When I executed vim on a console, the keyboard acted weirdly.
> After setting TERM back to cons25 again, vim acted normally again on consoles.
> I could assign xterm console characters in /etc/termcap to fkeys by writing keychanges="fkeycode consolecharacter" in /etc/rc.conf, but it is just a quick hack, and it is just a solution for me but not for everyone.

Oh... you can do `vidcontrol -T xterm` and your keybindings will be correct.

> I would be glad keymaps in X11 and consoles became the same with TEKEN_XTERM in the kernel.
> If the keymaps in consoles and X11 are the same, 99% of configurations I needed to make in applications will be unneeded. It will benefit everyone.

As Ed said some days before, you should use TEKEN_XTERM _or_
TEKEN_CONS25 in your kernel.

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