Num lock status on boot
Henrik W Lund
henrik.w.lund at broadpark.no
Wed Sep 22 08:28:31 PDT 2004
Kevin D. Kinsey, DaleCo, S.P. wrote:
> Michael Wichmann wrote:
>> Hello everyone,
>> Just a quick question about this little thing, that bugs me from time
>> to time:) Num-lock ist turned off by default after I boot up FreeBSD
>> 5.2.1. Is there any way to enable it by default?
> There's a nifty little package in ports called "numlockx"
> (/usr/ports/x11/numlockx) that worked for me in blackbox/
> fluxbox, xfce, and enlightenment, but doesn't seem to work
> with GNOME, or at least the way I'm calling GNOME now
> (gdm on ttyv0). I need to get annoyed enough to figure
> out why, I guess.
> I just installed it and put "numlockx" in ~/.xinitrc, before
> the lines starting the window manager ... or much of anything
> else. Like I said, it worked as long as I was calling "startx";
> I guess now that gdm is starting GNOME for me, I need to find
> another place to call it from...
> Kevin Kinsey
Have you tried putting it in...
This is equivalent of .xinitrc when starting from xdm as opposed to the
startx method. I see no reason why gdm should be radically different.
-Henrik W Lund
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