Bug 490310 - X.org/evdev/HAL doesn't auto-detect OLPC keyboard
Summary: X.org/evdev/HAL doesn't auto-detect OLPC keyboard
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: hal-info
Version: 11
Hardware: i586
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Richard Hughes
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
Blocks: FedoraOnXO
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2009-03-15 05:29 UTC by skierpage
Modified: 2010-06-28 11:28 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2010-06-28 11:28:36 UTC

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Description skierpage 2009-03-15 05:29:19 UTC
Description of problem:
Running rawhide, X believes the XO-1 has a US pc105+inet keyboard.  But it has a special OLPC keyboard.

Version-Release number of selected component: X.org 1.6.0, evdev 2.2.0, ...

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Boot latest http://dev.laptop.org/~cjb/rawhide-xo/ or Sugar on a Stick on XO.
2. Look in /var/log/Xorg.0.log
3. setxkbmap -v
Actual results:
OLPC keyboard is not detected.

Expected results:
X.org, evdev, and hal magically detect the olpc keyboard type.

 setxkbmap -model olpc
makes some of the keys work, e.g. Alt Gr + key outputs the alternate graphic on some keys.

Additional info:
  lshal | grep system.hardware 
shows "OLPC C2", so HAL knows I have an XO-1.  In rawhide, /usr/share/HAL has C2 keyboard info, /usr/share/X11/xkb has olpc keymap info.  It's just not getting glued together.  Maybe fedora-setup-keyboard and /etc/sysconfig/keyboard are involved.

Note bug #455515 is a related bug that has morphed into the *details* of the OLPC keymap (e.g. Function keys vs. brightness and volume keys).  This bug is that it *doesn't work at all*.

Comment 1 Bug Zapper 2009-06-09 12:14:57 UTC
This bug appears to have been reported against 'rawhide' during the Fedora 11 development cycle.
Changing version to '11'.

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