New Xorg - different key-codes

Peter Jeremy peter at
Wed Mar 11 18:54:12 UTC 2020

On 2020-Mar-11 10:29:08 +0100, Niclas Zeising <zeising at> wrote:
>This has to do with switching to using evdev to handle input devices on 
>FreeBSD 12 and CURRENT.  There's been several reports, and suggested 
>solutions to this, as well as an UPDATING entry detailing the change.

The UPDATING entry says that it's switched from devd to udev.  There's no
mention of evdev or that the keycodes have been roto-tilled.  It's basically
a vanilla "things have been changed, see the documentation" entry.  Given
that entry, it's hardly surprising that people are confused.

Peter Jeremy
-------------- next part --------------
A non-text attachment was scrubbed...
Name: signature.asc
Type: application/pgp-signature
Size: 963 bytes
Desc: not available
URL: <>

More information about the freebsd-current mailing list