Fonts and XKB problems

Benjamin Herrenschmidt benh at
Sun Sep 19 20:34:08 PDT 2004

On Mon, 2004-09-20 at 11:36, Benjamin Herrenschmidt wrote:
> On Mon, 2004-09-20 at 11:03, Kristian Høgsberg wrote:
> > I don't have PPC hardware to try this out on, but my guess is that a 
> > change in behaviour from the old keyboard driver to the new driver have 
> > caused PPC platforms to rely on XKB for VT switching (as it should, when 
> > XKB is enabled).  The problem is that the XKB symbol file for PPC 
> > (/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/xkb/symbols/macintosh/us) doesn't include the 
> > definitions for the VT switch symbols.  Try adding the line
> > 
> >      include "srvr_ctrl(xfree86)"
> > 
> > to /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/xkb/symbols/macintosh/us around line 250.
> Ok, I did a quick try, it didn't work, but I may have done something
> wrong, I'll go back to the drawing board.

Ok, I confirm that this works with the macintosh/us keymap, something is
wrong with my hacked french one, but at least that VT switch thing can
be made to work :)

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