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XGL with compiz
vanilla kernel 220.127.116.11
I've got a problem with my keypad on the right of my keyboard. I'm using a Microsoft Wireless Natural 1.0 (What I was thinking when I bought it I don't know). Anyways I've gotten a few of the special keys to work because the keys were easily bound (or bind-ed) using gnome keyboard shortcuts. But when i press pretty much any key on the right numpad I get stuff like "o2hqf}89" or "xp..........................................................................."
Really quite annoying. I compiled a vanilla kernel a month or so ago, don't remember whether or not they were working before that on the fedora kernel, but I had a look in the xconfig for the 18.104.22.168 kernel and didn't see anything obvious that would foul up the keyboard. I switched to KDE and had the same problem. Same problem in runlevel 3, though with keypress 1 i get zxdb or something similar. Any help on this would alleviate a huge pain in my scrotum.
These keys aren't special, they're the default numpad on the right side of a normal keyboard. Keyb oards that have been in use since i was sucking on my mommys tit. and especially since i've "computing". eheheh. It's just really annoying tohave to type number with the numbers above the keys. I guess if I can't get em working i'll just have to improve my typing skills with the crappy numbers.... anyways. thanks for the reply...
It happens whether NUMLOCK is on or off. The only difference is that the acutall number get put into the mess (x................3.................. if 3 is pressed) when NUMLOCK is on. Please help. its F'ing annoying.