michael_six at users.sourceforge.net
Mon May 30 19:25:41 UTC 2005
mike s wrote:
> ok, I am submitting this to both debian-powerpc and ubuntu because I
> am having the same problem in both distributions, and am totallly
> baffled. Two days ago the keys control, option, and shift, all
> stopped being recognized once the kernel took control. I mistakenly
> thought it was just my beyboard, but upon further testing, I found
> that more often than not these keys do work in OS X and in OS 9. This
> keyboard is going bad, and I am getting a new one, but since they do
> not work at all in linux, I fear this will not solve the problem I am
> By once the kernel grabs ahold I mean that at the boot prompt I am
> able to type capitals and the colon that I need for the video argument
> to the kernel, but then after boot, can't do control c, and can't use
> shift for capitals or any of the other symbols shift is needed for.
> underscore, parenthesis, quotations, etc.
> Any help is as always welcomed.
> --Mike S
> oh yeah, I am using the macally iMediakey, and getting the macally
> iKey II, the only difference is the new one won't have the media
> buttons that I never used anyways.
One more thing, I already tried dpkg-reconfigure console-data to change
the keymap, but on neither distribution did that help
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