Bug 114722 - setkeycodes does not support keycodes > 127
setkeycodes does not support keycodes > 127
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: kbd (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Eido Inoue
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Reported: 2004-02-01 11:31 EST by Marcel Mol
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:10 EST (History)
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Fixed In Version: 1.12-1
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Last Closed: 2004-02-26 21:06:49 EST
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Description Marcel Mol 2004-02-01 11:31:19 EST
Description of problem:
Although keycodes > 127 exist (at least in 2.6 kernels) and
getkeycodes shows them, setkeycodes only allows keycodes < 128.

I need this to define the multimedia keys on dell inspiron 8000

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

rawhide/FC dev kbd-1.08-12

How reproducible: always
% /usr/bin/setkeycodes e001 130
Actual results:
setkeycode: code outside bounds

Expected results:

Additional info:

A new version kbd-1.12 is available on


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