xkb problems with usb kvm

Kristian Høgsberg krh at bitplanet.net
Wed Sep 29 16:45:59 PDT 2004

Alex Deucher wrote:
> I have a usb kvm that doesn't work properly with xkb.  it used to work
> fine with xorg 6.7 and the "keyboard" driver.  it also works fine in
> the console.  When in X however, the alphanumeric keys work properly,
> but all the other keys (arrows, insert, delete, etc.) seem to produce
> the wrong event (they all seem to cause the screenshot tool to come up
> in gnome; not sure which keycode that is off hand).  Unfortunately I'm
> not at all familiar with xkb.  could someone point me in the right
> direction?  Is this a configuration problem or a hardware problem?

I've had a similar problem (with an ps2 -> usb converter).  Does it help 
to re-plug the keyboard in the kvm-box after you plug in the usb connector?


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