Problems with X..

Aaron Dudek adudek at
Fri Feb 25 17:07:43 GMT 2005

I seemed to have spoken too soon.
Keys that don't seem to work in either xterm or gvim.
Tab, Enter, the entire bottom row of leters, the number pad.


On Thu, 24 Feb 2005, Dejan Lesjak wrote:

> Matthias Muthmann wrote:
>> 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.
>> Add:
>> 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.
> If you guys have time and will, could you try the patch here:
> Put it in files directory in x11-servers/xorg-server port, reinstall the port
> and let me know if there is any difference (without
> UseDeprecatedKeyboardDriver and with kbd driver for keyboard).
> Dejan

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