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    SubjectRe: Fw: Re: keyboard problem with 2.6.6
    On Sun, May 30, 2004 at 06:08:39PM +0200, Giuseppe Bilotta wrote:

    > > The Linux kernel reports them as KEY_LEFTMETA, KEY_RIGHTMETA and
    > > KEY_COMPOSE.
    >
    > In X standard keyboards Meta is mapped as the second symbol for
    > Alt.
    >
    > // definition for the extra keys on 104-key "Windows95" keyboards
    > xkb_symbols "pc104" {
    > include "us(generic101)"
    > key <LALT> { [ Alt_L, Meta_L ] };
    > key <RALT> { [ Alt_R, Meta_R ] };
    > key <LWIN> { [ Super_L ] };
    > key <RWIN> { [ Super_R ] };
    > key <MENU> { [ Menu ] };
    >
    > // modifier mappings
    > modifier_map Mod1 { Alt_L, Alt_R, Meta_L, Meta_R };
    > modifier_map Mod4 { Super_L, Super_R };
    > };
    >
    > // definition of Euro-style, Right "logo" key == [Mode_switch, Multi_key]
    > xkb_symbols "pc104euro" {
    > include "us(pc104)"
    > key <RALT> { [ Mode_switch ]
    > };
    > key <RWIN> { [ Multi_key ] };
    > };

    Interesting. Nevertheless it's just a naming difference, and thus
    shouldn't be a problem.

    > > I'm not very familiar with xkb configuration. Perhaps you'd be willing
    > > to write that definition file? I'll certainly help you from the kernel
    > > side - I can even generate a list of keycode - scancode - meaning
    > > relations for you.
    >
    > If you do generate a list of keycode - scancode - meaning pairs
    > it will surely make my life easier.
    >
    > I'm not particularly familiar with xkb configuration either. I
    > can *probably* make it work (i.e. test it as functional) on my
    > Dell Inspiron 8200 keyboard and on a standard pc104 keyboard
    > only. You probably need somebody else to work out the details
    > for other keyboards, though.

    Ok, I'll try to produce something.

    --
    Vojtech Pavlik
    SuSE Labs, SuSE CR
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