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SubjectRe: multimedia keys on dell inspiron 8200s.
On Thursday 23 February 2006 20:49, Dave Jones wrote:
> We've been carrying this patch in Fedora for way too long.
> So long, I've forgotten a lot of the history.
> Aparently, it makes multimedia buttons on Dell Inspiron 8200's
> produce keycodes. The only reference to this I found was
> at, but I don't know if that's its origin.


This patch was refused before. Any additional/non-standard mapping is
to be done in userspace (you need to properly adjust xorg.conf anyway):

> ------- Additional Comment #4 From Vojtech Pavlik 2005-07-03 00:19 -------
> I will not accept this patch (or any similar patch) to extend the
> atkbd.c mapping table - only standard scancodes are allowed there. The
> table is easily modified from userspace, and that is the way to go.
> In the past I tried to fill the table with all the entries, but found
> out that there are two or three keyboards competing for every position
> in the scancode table, with a different keycode.

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