keyboard LEDs don't work

Sergio Monteiro Basto sergio at
Mon Feb 15 14:02:29 PST 2010

On Mon, 2010-02-15 at 19:29 +0300, Peter Vypov wrote: 
> Hello,
> I have a problem with keyboard LEDs: they don't work under X Window
> System. They don't turn on when I press Caps Lock, Num Lock or Scroll
> Lock. But they do work under virtualizers like VMware or QEMU (If I
> press Num Lock, the Num Lock LED will turn on under VMware, but not
> under real machine).
> The keys themselves still work.
> xorg-xserver version = 1.4, xf86-input-keyboard version = 1.2.2. This
> is a custom Linux distribution (Linux kernel version =
> Dear all, please advise, is it necesarry for me to upgrade the
> xorg-xserver to a more recent version (I'd rather not), and which
> package besides xorg-xserver should I check first (for configuration
> options, patches)?
> I have not a clue where should I look first. Thank you!

If you like keep on xorg-xserver version 1.4 you should try 1.4.2 , I
remember this bug and has been fixed in 1.4.1. 1.4.1 and 1.4.2 are just
bug fixing of 1.4. 

Sérgio M. B.
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