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SubjectRe: keyboard: kernel and X
On Sun, May 30, 2004 at 10:51:18PM +0200, Giuseppe Bilotta wrote:

> Well, it's not just that, not if we want Meta kernel keys to
> become Meta X keys. Which wouldn't be a bad thing, since it
> would mean we'd have the keyboard acting the same under console
> and X. But in this case it would be nice if Linux knew about
> more modifiers than just shift, ctrl, alt, meta.

The X and kernel systems are incompatible.
The Linux kernel has 8 modifiers. Any key can be a modifier.
Read keymaps(5).
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