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Fri Jan 30 13:44:49 PST 2009
On Fri, Jan 30, 2009 at 1:23 PM, Ian Romanick <idr at freedesktop.org> wrote:
> Sometime since last Tuesday, the xserver is failing with the info below.
> I don't see a file evdev *anywhere* in the tree or in the
> distro's /usr/share/X11/xkb/rules. I'm also specifying 'Option
> "XkbRules" "xorg"' in my xorg.conf. What is this file? Where does it
> come from? And why is its nonexistence suddenly breaking the xserver?
> (EE) XKB: Couldn't open rules
> file /opt/xorg-master-x86_64/share/X11/xkb/rules/evdev
> XKB: Failed to compile keymap
The evdev rules are only in recent xkeyboard-config releases. You'd
have to build a new xkeyboard-config, or you can just do a dirty hack
(this worked for me on F9, but YMMV):
ln -s base /usr/share/X11/xkb/rules/evdev
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