acer aspire 7110 keymap setup (Got some troubles)

Evgeniy Ivanov lolkaantimat at
Fri Jan 4 09:56:14 PST 2008

2008/1/4, Carlos Corbacho <carlos at>:

> Which version of this file are you using? The one shipped with your
> distribution, or your own locally edited version? Because:
I use;a=blob;f=fdi/information/10freedesktop/30-keymap-acer.fdi
I just downloaded it and put to the hal directory

> I restarted my hal and got nothing.
> > lshal | grep keymap gives nothing.
> > I think, that hal is not used for keymapping (maybe hotkeysetup blocks
> it?)
> HAL works by invoking setkeycodes, using the data provided. There is no
> daemon
> involved for the keymapping.

And  when does it take the data?

Now hotkeysetup _might_ start playing around and remapping some of the keys,
> but it shouldn't affect all of them.

I decided to remove it and to rely on hal (nothing changed). I saw that in
SUSE there is hal-setup-key* and there is no such utility in Kubuntu. Maybe
they cut it from hal?

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