xorg-server anyone?

Kris Kennaway kris at FreeBSD.org
Wed Sep 8 12:35:07 PDT 2004

On Wed, Sep 01, 2004 at 01:56:59AM +0200, Marius Strobl wrote:
> Hi,
> is anyone successfully running x11-servers/xorg-server 6.7 on sparc64?
> I ask because the keyboard doesn't work under X, most keys are off by
> one, e.g. if you press 'd' you get a 'f', and some keys, don't work at
> all. I have a patch which fixes this but what really puzzles me is that
> while the code obviously can't work it didn't change in a while and is
> essentially the same as it was in XFree86-Server-4.3.x and these had no
> such problems. It also doesn't look like the XFree86-Server ports ever
> had a patch which would address this.
> Is someone running XFree86-Server-4.4.0 on sparc64?

XFree86 had this problem (it was related to a hard-coded assumption of
PC-style keyboard in one of the binaries).  There was a patch
submitted and incorporated that fixed it, but perhaps it still needs
to be patched in x-org.  Check the CVS history for the XFree86-Server


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