Keycodes and Console

Michael Neumann mneumann at
Sat Sep 11 10:53:51 PDT 2004

Sascha Wildner wrote:

> Michael Neumann wrote:
>> Does anybody know how I can fix this?
>> I know of kbdcontrol and the keymap files in /usr/share/syscons/keymaps/
>> but simply adding a "109" line does not work. I'm not sure what else is
>> implied. Is there a utility like "xev" that works on the console?
> Michael,
> try adding a 109 line again to your keymap file in
> /usr/share/syscons/keymaps and add the following lines to your kernel
> config:
> makeoptions ATKBD_DFLT_KEYMAP="german.cp850"

This is not neccessary as the same can be achived with "kbdmap" or
"kbdcontrol" at run-time.

I now solved the problem. It was scancode 90 and not 109 (as in X11).
> P.S.: Could you please not put a 'Followup-To:' header in your messages
> since others might also have this problem.

Oh, sorry. I rarely use newsgroups.



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