Fwd: sun keyboards in xorg

Steve Joynt steve.joynt at gmail.com
Sun Nov 6 14:27:30 PST 2005

On 07/11/05, Joerg Wunsch <j at ida.interface-business.de> wrote:
> I can't say for sparc64 as I've never operated an X server under
> that system, but on my plain old i386 FreeBSD, the Sun type 6
> keyboard gets recognized as:
> ukbd0: Sun Microsystems Type 6 USB keyboard, rev 1.00/1.02, addr 4, iclass 3/1
> kbd0 at ukbd0
> ...and I can just load it as a standard "pc102" keyboard in
> xorg.conf.

Mine's a non-usb type 6, but I'll give the pc102 a shot tonight.

On 07/11/05, Matthias Muthmann <mmuthmann at gmx.net> wrote:
> This config works for me on my Ultra 10 with a german type5c-keyboard,
> but you need one of the latest xorg-server-version from ports.

I've got xorg-server-6.8.2_6, built over the weekend, which looks like
the latest. The keyboard is detected ok, with the following in dmesg:

uart2: keyboard (1200,n,8,1)
kbd0 at sunkbd0

Some of the keys work in xorg, but the keymapping seems to be wrong.

- steve

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