possible incorrect keyboard mapping in ubuntu
tomoki.taniguchi at gmail.com
Tue Feb 6 06:17:24 UTC 2007
I tried setting the 133 to 125 but when I reboot,
the "\" "|" key stopped working.
I took a look at the link you sent
the pictured keyboard is the same layout as mine.
and the key that stopped working was the one labled as "7D"
how should i go about confirming what scancode is being pressed?
On 2/5/07, Colin Watson <cjwatson at ubuntu.com> wrote:
> 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.
> > http://forum.ubuntulinux.jp/viewtopic.php?pid=314#p314
> > 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
> > to
> > 133 => 124, # Japanese
> > and
> > 211 => -1, # Japanese
> > to
> > 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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