[HP Compaq 6510b] Wrong key names ?

Danny Kukawka danny.kukawka at web.de
Thu Dec 18 06:53:13 PST 2008

On Mittwoch, 3. Dezember 2008, Keul Keul wrote:
> Hello everyone.
> I've got an HP Compaq 6510b laptop running Arch Linux. I used keytouch
> successfully for the extra keys for some times, but I started to have
> some problems with it, and I decided to try HAL.
> HAL loads the good keymap :
> $ lshal | grep keymap.data
>   input.keymap.data = {'e001:fn_esc', 'e009:battery', 'e00a:screenlock',
> 'e00b:camera', 'e00c:media', 'e00e:dvd', 'e031:help', 'e033:f21',
> 'e057:wlan', 'e008:presentation', 'e059:info'} (string list)
> Which is defined in 30-keymap-hp.fdi. But the extra keys
> (e008:presentation, e059:info) aren't working at all.

These keys are above 255 which don't work with X. So it's a X bug/problem and 
not HAL.


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