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Old 10-19-2005, 01:42 PM   #1
bmoney637
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Confiuring a Sun Type 6 USB Keyboard on RHEL4


Migrating from RH7.3 to RHEL4 on ~2500 computers.

I successfully mapped the special lefthand keys of the Type 6 Sun USB Keyboard on RH7.3 using Xmodmap files in /etc/X11/Xmodmap

However, RHEL4 seems to have a different method of mapping keys.

I need these maps mainly to work in XView (Openwindows).

The lefthand keys are:
Stop Again
Props Undo
Front Copy
Open Paste
Find Cut

I tried creating a /lib/kbd/keymap/i386/qwerty/sun_us.map

Ijust tried to map the "Copy" key to ALT-C (X Copy)
keycode 133 = Alt_c

The keycode was captured using showkey.

Anyway, has anyone tried to map this keyboard on RHEL4?
 
Old 01-08-2006, 03:31 PM   #2
Clyde Washburn
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Have you had any luck with this? I'm also wanting RHEL3 linux boxes with Sun Type 6 USB Keyboards to use all they keys in the same fashion as a Sun, as some of the time the users will be ssh'ed into a Sun, running apps they previously used on Suns.
 
Old 06-01-2007, 09:37 AM   #3
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Configure Sun type 6 on rhel3

Clyde,
I am also looking to use the left-keypad keys on rhel3U8. I've modified the XF86Config file to indicate "input device"
"Input Device"
Identifier "Keyboard0"
Driver "keyboard"
Option "XkbRules" "xfree86"
Option "XkbModel" "sun_type6_usb"
Option "XkbLayout" "us(sun_type6_usb)"
Option "XkbSymbols" "us(sun_type6_usb)"
EndSection

This seems to recognize the keys if you run xev window.. but the function itself doesn't work.

Any help is GREATLY appreciated.
 
  


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