Which X for the jornada?
Tue Jul 26 05:38:09 CEST 2005
Boy you have been busy! Great work!!
Is there a tar of the file system you have to date
with your keyboard maps, config filres, and such? If
so how big of a cf card do we need for the file
Thanks again for all the good work.
--- Faré <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> SUCCESS WITH XFree86! It was HELL, but in the end, I
> got the keyboard to work.
> With kbd_mode -k and a modified pc keymap,
> everything works fine
> including autorepeat, without any missing key.
> Overcome glitches:
> * the Ctrl key didn't show up at all (no event in
> xev), until I mapped
> it to left control instead of right. I fixed
> j820_keyb.c, and in the
> meantime, I setkeycode 68 29.
> *, the keyboard and kbd drivers have a different
> keycode for "Right",
> otherwise, they both run fine.
> * It was very difficult to convince X to use
> MEDIUM_RAW. I could find
> no option in the XF86Config-4, and when I inserted a
> kbd_mode -k in my
> xinitrc, it was executed on the wrong tty, and I
> have no idea how to
> detect which tty X uses. The solution I found was to
> xterm -geometry
> 1x1 -e sudo kbd_mode -k in my xinitrc. Whoa!
> Working Xmodmap attached.
> In addition to the mkxdeb script, I probably should
> make an archive of
> a set of file to put in /etc so as to have a
> properly configured,
> usable machine.
> PS: it's very nice being in X again. It feels much
> faster than the
> console. qiv is much faster and better than fbi, and
> with xpdf, I can
> read what I write once again!
> [ François-René ÐVB Rideau | Reflection&Cybernethics
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> who is insulted.
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