Problems with X..

Matthias Muthmann mmuthmann at
Wed Feb 23 22:35:44 GMT 2005

On Mi, 2005-02-23 at 17:09 -0500, Aaron Dudek wrote:
> I seem to be having an issue with the keyboard driver under xorg 6.8.1.
> I have specified the keyboard driver in xorg.conf but all the keys are 
> shifted to the left by 1, eg. I hit "g" and I get "h". Is this correctible 
> under 6.8 or do I have to downgrade to 6.7?
Try the following:

Edit scripts/configure in the  ports-directory of the xorg-server.
echo "#define UseDeprecatedKeyboardDriver YES"  >> $LOCALDEF
to the big block of definitions at the beginning.
Then recompile the server and it should work with your config.
This worked for me on my Ultra10.

Matthias Muthmann <mmuthmann at>

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