Localized keyboard under Xorg 7.4...
peter.piggybox at virgin.net
Wed Feb 11 02:49:57 PST 2009
Tuesday, 10 February 2009 at 16:41:37 -0600, Matt said:
> On Tue, Feb 10, 2009 at 3:52 PM, Peter Harrison
> <peter.piggybox at virgin.net> wrote:
> > So I've run the Xorg update. I've come across a number of problems (the biggest of which was needed to rebuilt xfce and losing all my settings).
> > The one I'm having real difficulty with at the moment is using a UK keyboard layout. Previously I had this line in my xorg.conf under the "Keyboard" InputDevice section:
> > Option "XkbLayout" "gb"
> > This doesn't work any more, so I followed the advice in this post:
> > http://docs.freebsd.org/cgi/getmsg.cgi?fetch=140908+0+archive/2009/freebsd-questions/20090208.freebsd-questions
> > to put the relevant entry in /usr/local/etc/hal/fdi/policy/x11-input.fdi
> > Still no joy. I get these lines in Xorg.0.log:
> > (II) Loading /usr/local/lib/xorg/modules/input//kbd_drv.so
> > (II) Module kbd: vendor="X.Org Foundation"
> > compiled for 1.5.3, module version = 1.3.2
> > Module class: X.Org XInput Driver
> > ABI class: X.Org XInput driver, version 2.1
> > (**) AT Keyboard: always reports core events
> > (**) Option "Protocol" "standard"
> > (**) AT Keyboard: Protocol: standard
> > (**) Option "AutoRepeat" "500 30"
> > (**) Option "XkbRules" "xorg"
> > (**) AT Keyboard: XkbRules: "xorg"
> > (**) Option "XkbModel" "pc105"
> > (**) AT Keyboard: XkbModel: "pc105"
> > (**) Option "XkbLayout" "us"
> > (**) AT Keyboard: XkbLayout: "us"
> > I'm getting around it at the moment by getting xfce to run this at startup:
> > setxkbmap gb
> > But that's hardly an ideal solution. Can anyone suggest a better one?
> Have you tried adding the:
> Option "AutoAddDevices" "off"
> Option "AutoEnableDevices" "off"
> settings in the ServerFlags section of xorg.conf? That should disable
> the hal/dbus detections and use just the settings you have spelled out
> in xorg.conf (which shouldn't be too much of an issue if you already
> had a fully configured xorg.conf before the upgrade to 7.4).
Thanks for this Matt, that was the answer - I hadn't figured how to get hal turned off for xorg.
> > TIA.
> > Peter Harrison.
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