cougar 700k keyboard

Peter Hutterer peter.hutterer at
Sun Jan 3 21:31:05 PST 2016

On Fri, Jan 01, 2016 at 02:28:36PM +1100, Sashan Govender wrote:
> HI
> I have a Cougar 700k keyboard and it X doesn't register the special keys
> pressed. The keys G1 to G6 and the FN key don't generate KeyPress events in
> xev. How do I configure this? Or is this a lower level problem?

check with evemu-record if the keys are visible. If not, then it's a kernel
problem. If the keys are visible but have a scancode of >255, then you're
hitting the keycode limit:


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