Need help: Lost keyboard after xorg upgrade
peter.hutterer at who-t.net
Sun Aug 8 19:13:31 PDT 2010
On Mon, Aug 09, 2010 at 02:24:23AM +0100, Sergio Monteiro Basto wrote:
> Hi have you a package system-setup-keyboard ?
> system-setup-keyboard is a daemon that monitors /etc/sysconfig/keyboard
> and writes out an xorg.conf.d snippet based on this file’s contents
> first you should have /etc/sysconfig/keyboard with something like:
system-setup-keyboard is fedora-specific. the debian equivalent is in
> On Mon, 2010-08-09 at 00:52 +0100, Sergio Monteiro Basto wrote:
> > On Sun, 2010-08-08 at 09:43 +0200, Michael wrote:
> > > Hi
> > >
> > > I use Debian SID on two laptops here. One works without any problem. The
> > > other has lost the keyboard in X after last dist-upgrade.
> > >
> > > After start of KDM you see the login manager with the cursor blinking. You
> > > can move the mouse and position the cursor as well as mark any text.
> > > However, the keyboard does not change or enter any text, just as if there
> > > where no keyboard. (I tried using an external USB keyboard as well. Did not
> > > work either...)
> > >
> > > The system is running without an xorg.conf file. I tried using one with
> > > keyboard definitions in, but it did not change anything.
> > Copy and edit this file :
> > cat /etc/X11/xorg.conf.d/00-system-setup-keyboard.conf
> > # This file is autogenerated by system-setup-keyboard. Any
> > # modifications will be lost.
> > Section "InputClass"
> > Identifier "system-setup-keyboard"
> > MatchIsKeyboard "on"
> > Option "XkbModel" "pc105"
> > Option "XkbLayout" "pt"
> > # Option "XkbVariant" "(null)"
> > Option "XkbOptions" "terminate:ctrl_alt_bksp,"
> > EndSection
> > meanwhile
> > setxkbmap pt
> > will help you to have your keyboard on X .
> > loadkeys pt
> > will help have your keyboard on console
> > (just change pt for yours kdb country)
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