Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 440460
Multimedia keys on Keytronic USB keyboard not supported
Last modified: 2009-01-09 01:19:04 EST
Description of problem:
The multimedia keys on my Keytronic USB keyboard are not recognized by the kernel.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
RHEL 4, RHEL 5, Fedora 8
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Plug in keyboard
2. Run either showkey in the console or xev under X.
3. Press multimedia keys
No response in either showkey or xev.
Scancodes printed by showkey or X events from xev.
There is a service ticket 1735650 which states this issue has been escalated to
engineering with reference IssueTracker #170350.
showkeys and xev does not register any key event.
additionally, kerne does not report any "atkbd.c: Unknown key pressed ...."
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