Xorg Input Hotplugging

Alexander E. Patrakov patrakov at ums.usu.ru
Thu Oct 18 05:35:29 PDT 2007

Bernardo Innocenti wrote:
> Daniel Stone wrote:
>>> FDI files? xorg.conf? evdev parameters?
>> /etc/hal/fdi, e.g.:
>> <deviceinfo version="0.2">
>>   <device>
>>     <match key="input.xkb.rules" contains="base">
>>       <merge key="input.xkb.layout" type="string">math</merge>
>>       <append key="input.xkb.options" type="strlist">ctrl:nocaps</append>
>>       <append key="input.xkb.options" type="strlist">compose:ralt</append>
>>     </match>
>>   </device>
>> </deviceinfo>
>> This is what I use.
> Yeah, but editing fdi files according to the system settings does not
> seem like an acceptable solution for OS distributors, does it?
> The display managers should really set the keyboard themselves as
> others have suggested in this thread.  And this is what I'm planning
> to do in olpc-dm.

A patch for xdm would be welcome, too.

Alexander E. Patrakov

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