possible incorrect keyboard mapping in ubuntu
cjwatson at ubuntu.com
Sun Feb 4 17:56:09 UTC 2007
On Fri, Feb 02, 2007 at 06:39:14PM +0900, Tomoki Taniguchi wrote:
> When I am in X the keyboard seems to be working fine,
> but when I switch to console I noticed that two keys seems to be disabled.
> the "\""|" key and the "\""_" key.
> I especially need the "|" to work as you can imagine.
> I was surfing the Japanese forum and found a solution posted.
> for those of you that don't read japanese,
> It says to edit the "/usr/bin/ckbcomp" file.
> changing the following lines.
> 133 => -1, # Japanese
> 133 => 124, # Japanese
> 211 => -1, # Japanese
> 211 => 89, # Japanese
> and reboot.
> This did the trick. But I don't really feel like having to edit this
> on all my servers.
> Can somebody fix the "/usr/bin/ckbcomp"?
211 => 89 is already applied in Feisty's console-setup (this key is also
used by Brazilian ABNT2 keyboards). As far as keycode 133 goes,
http://www.win.tue.nl/~aeb/linux/kbd/scancodes-8.html suggests to me
that the scancode should be 125 (hex 7D) rather than 124. Would you be
so kind as to provide a photograph of your keyboard?
It would be best to continue this by means of a bug report on
Colin Watson [cjwatson at ubuntu.com]
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