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Old 03-31-2007, 01:19 PM   #1
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Keyboard Multimedia keys


I have a microsoft wireless desktop 6000 keyboard. it has all these nice multimedia keys that don't work. I've tried using xev, and these keys don't create any response. Keytouch doesn't help the problem either.

Any ideas on how to get these keys to work?
I'm using SuSE 10.2 and Xorg 7.1
edit:
i messed around with evdev as the driver. Some of the keys work now, but there are still a few that dont. Theres a few errors in the xorg log.
Code:
(EE) SIGIO not blocked at xf86eqEnqueue
(EE) SIGIO not blocked at xf86eqEnqueue
(EE) SIGIO not blocked at xf86eqEnqueue
any ideas about that?

Last edited by l00zer; 03-31-2007 at 04:45 PM.
 
Old 04-01-2007, 05:52 AM   #2
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You might want to take a look at http://lineak.sourceforge.net/
 
Old 04-01-2007, 11:11 AM   #3
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i've tried that. Doesn't seem to work. I looked at the events in /dev/input/eventX with evtest or whatnot, and it seems the hotkeys are somehow on the same event as my mouse. When I press a hotkey it will generate a little bit of data, but when i click the mou8se it will too. So does this mean that X thinks they keyboard is part of the mouse?

Also, while testing that, i saw that one of the keys had a code of 418. Is that too high or something?


Many thanks.
 
Old 04-01-2007, 08:17 PM   #4
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i got 2 keys working! yay!
although there are still alot that dont work.
Code:
(EE) Keyboard[1]-usb-0000:00:03.0-1/input1: AbsoluteTouch: 'DIGI_Touch' does not exist.
The XKEYBOARD keymap compiler (xkbcomp) reports:
> Warning:          Multiple names for keycode 211
>                   Using <I211>, ignoring <AB11>
expected keysym, got XF86AudioEject: line 2232 of inet
Errors from xkbcomp are not fatal to the X server
The XKEYBOARD keymap compiler (xkbcomp) reports:
> Warning:          Multiple names for keycode 211
>                   Using <I211>, ignoring <AB11>
expected keysym, got XF86AudioEject: line 2232 of inet
> Warning:          Symbol map for key <MUTE> redefined
>                   Using last definition for conflicting fields
> Warning:          Sy(EE) Keyboard[1]-usb-0000:00:03.0-1/input1: AbsoluteTouch: 'DIGI_Touch' does not exist.
The XKEYBOARD keymap compiler (xkbcomp) reports:
> Warning:          Multiple names for keycode 211
>                   Using <I211>, ignoring <AB11>
expected keysym, got XF86AudioEject: line 2232 of inet
Errors from xkbcomp are not fatal to the X server
The XKEYBOARD keymap compiler (xkbcomp) reports:
> Warning:          Multiple names for keycode 211
>                   Using <I211>, ignoring <AB11>
expected keysym, got XF86AudioEject: line 2232 of inet
> Warning:          Symbol map for key <MUTE> redefined
>                   Using last definition for conflicting fields
> Warning:          Symbol map for key <VOL-> redefined
>                   Using last definition for conflicting fields
> Warning:          Symbol map for key <VOL+> redefined
>                   Using last definition for conflicting fields
> Warning:          Symbol map for key <POWR> redefined
>                   Using last definition for conflicting fields
mbol map for key <VOL-> redefined
>                   Using last definition for conflicting fields
> Warning:          Symbol map for key <VOL+> redefined
>                   Using last definition for conflicting fields
> Warning:          Symbol map for key <POWR> redefined
>                   Using last definition for conflicting fields
this goes on for some more time. Is all the conflicts overwriting the keys?
This is part of my xorg.conf
Code:
Section "InputDevice"
    Identifier     "Keyboard[0]"
    Driver         "evdev"
   Option               "Protocol" "evdev"
  Option        "Device" "/dev/input/event4"
    Option         "CoreKeyboard"
Option "XkbModel" "evdev"


EndSection

Section "InputDevice"
   Identifier     "Keyboard[1]"
   Driver        "evdev"
        Option   "Device"       "/dev/input/event7"
Option "XkbModel" "evdev"
Option "SendCoreEvents"
EndSection
Section "InputDevice"
    Identifier     "Mouse[1]"
    Driver         "mouse"

    Option         "Device" "/dev/input/mice"

    Option         "CorePointer"
    Option         "ZAxisMapping" "4 5"
EndSection
help?

Last edited by l00zer; 04-01-2007 at 08:19 PM.
 
  


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