Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 250099
Some keys on the botto. row of keyboard don't work
Last modified: 2008-06-16 22:01:01 EDT
Description of problem:
So.e keys on the botto. of the keyboard (guess whi.h ones?) of the laptop I use
just don't show up in Gno.e. I thought that the notebook is falling apart but
keyboard works perfe.tly well both in .onsole and in GDM.
Currently I a. using Xorg w/o the .onfiguration file whatsoe.er, but .y lo.ale
is CZeCh one (seeMs like upper-Case letter work!)
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
2.write soMething soMewhere
soMe keys don't show up (MCXZV)
Created attachment 160246 [details]
Created attachment 160379 [details]
sCreenshot with displayed XEV
The strange thing is that it sees like whole keyboard departent is doing just
well thank you, but for GnoMe MMissing froM the piCture.
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Of course, (as a Czech proverb says) smith's horse is always barefoot, so I
forgot to attach the interesting info about this computer.
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There seems to be a way around this problem -- [caps lock] switched on,
[SHIFT]ed keys are working in writing correct lowercase letters. But it is a
darn inconvenient for writing longer texts.
After IRC chat on #desktop Behdad persuaded me, that the problem is not in Xorg,
but they I have some nonsense in gconf. After removal ~/.gconf keyboard works
again, but well -- removing of .gconf sucks ;-).
Currently, I have limited whole problem to 1.6MB gconf dump. Will try to
investigate more. Should I assign it?
Created attachment 160601 [details]
gconf dump corrupting my keyboard
I think I have managed to localize the problem to the attached gconf settings.
When I load error.xml it breaks my keyboard, when I load original settings and
unload error.xml everything is all right. Any ideas, what's wrong with it?
So either gnome-settings-daemon does something wrong when grabbing those key
combinations, or the super modifier is behaving wierd in your xkb setup
*sigh*, i know what's going on... one sec
which was bug 201176.
We "fixed" the problem by only allowing multimedia keys to be set to those
actions. <Super>-P just isn't allowed for x.
Either you somehow bypassed the checks that disallow it, or you had it set in
your configuration before we disallowed it (or we've since dropped the checks)
Not quite sure why this is assigned to behdad, moving to control-center-maint
(In reply to comment #11)
> Not quite sure why this is assigned to behdad, moving to control-center-maint
I was talking with him about it on IRC, of course, if you know better target for
my wrath, just go ahead. ;-)
And halfline asked me to note, that I haven't bothered with any setting tools (I
don't know if there is any) and set these values directly with gconf-editor.
Oh sorry, that's you :-)
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