[SunRay-Users] XKB HowTo?

SIMOND Gilles Gilles.Simond at unige.ch
Fri Mar 12 14:50:36 EET 2010


Hello

to correct the xkbcomp error
 >  > Error: Can't find file "sun/us" for symbols include

you also have to make a symbolic link
      ln -s sun_vndr sun
in
/usr/share/X11/xkb/keymap
and
/usr/share/X11/xkb/symbols

Gilles

On 12/03/2010 13:25, Hana Skoumalova wrote:
> Hello,
>
> I have problems with setting XKB up. I am using SRSS 4.2 on Fedora
> 12. My keyboard is a generic PC keyboard. When I switch XKB on with
> utxconfig, the modifiers are totally messed up:
>
> $ xmodmap
> xmodmap: up to 74 keys per modifier, (keycodes in parentheses):
>
> shift 7 (0x10), minus (0x14), equal (0x15), e (0x1a), r (0x1b), u
> (0x1e), i (0x1f), o (0x20), p (0x21), bracketleft (0x22), Control_L
> (0x25), a (0x26), d (0x28), f (0x29), k (0x2d), l (0x2e), Shift_L
> (0x32), backslash (0x33), v (0x37), b (0x38), n (0x39), slash (0x3d),
> Caps_Lock (0x42), F1 (0x43), F5 (0x47), F7 (0x49), F9 (0x4b), KP_Home
> (0x4f), KP_Up (0x50), KP_Prior (0x51), KP_Begin (0x54), BadKey (0x5d),
> less (0x5e), Insert (0x6a), BadKey (0x7c), BadKey (0x8d), BadKey (0x97),
> BadKey (0x98), BadKey (0x9a), BadKey (0xa2), BadKey (0xa6), BadKey
> (0xa8), BadKey (0xb1), BadKey (0xb5), BadKey (0xbd), BadKey (0xc1),
> BadKey (0xcb), BadKey (0xcd), BadKey (0xd3), BadKey (0xdb), BadKey
> (0xdd), BadKey (0xe0), BadKey (0xeb)
> lock minus (0x14), equal (0x15), e (0x1a), r (0x1b), y (0x1d), u (0x1e),
> i (0x1f), p (0x21), Return (0x24), Control_L (0x25), a (0x26), f (0x29),
> g (0x2a), j (0x2c), Shift_L (0x32), backslash (0x33), z (0x34), c
> (0x36), v (0x37), period (0x3c), slash (0x3d), space (0x41), Caps_Lock
> (0x42), F1 (0x43), F3 (0x45), F4 (0x46), F5 (0x47), F8 (0x4a), F9
> (0x4b), Num_Lock (0x4d), Scroll_Lock (0x4e), KP_Home (0x4f), KP_Up
> (0x50), KP_Prior (0x51), BadKey (0x5d), BadKey (0x7c), BadKey (0x8c),
> BadKey (0x8d), BadKey (0x90), BadKey (0x94), BadKey (0x99), BadKey
> (0xa5), BadKey (0xa8), BadKey (0xb1), BadKey (0xb5), BadKey (0xbd),
> BadKey (0xc1), BadKey (0xc9), BadKey (0xca), BadKey (0xcb), BadKey
> (0xcc), BadKey (0xcd), BadKey (0xd1), BadKey (0xd2), BadKey (0xd3),
> BadKey (0xd4), BadKey (0xd5), BadKey (0xd9), BadKey (0xda), BadKey
> (0xdb), BadKey (0xde), BadKey (0xe9), BadKey (0xea), BadKey (0xeb)
> control minus (0x14), e (0x1a), r (0x1b), u (0x1e), i (0x1f), o (0x20),
> p (0x21), bracketleft (0x22), Return (0x24), a (0x26), f (0x29), l
> (0x2e), Shift_L (0x32), backslash (0x33), v (0x37), b (0x38), period
> (0x3c), Alt_L (0x40), Caps_Lock (0x42), F1 (0x43), F5 (0x47), F6 (0x48),
> F9 (0x4b), KP_Home (0x4f), KP_Up (0x50), KP_Subtract (0x52), KP_Enter
> (0x6c), BadKey (0x7c), BadKey (0x88), BadKey (0x8c), BadKey (0x90),
> BadKey (0x94), BadKey (0x97), BadKey (0x9a), BadKey (0x9c), BadKey
> (0xa1), BadKey (0xa5), BadKey (0xa8), BadKey (0xbc), BadKey (0xbd),
> BadKey (0xcb), BadKey (0xcc), BadKey (0xcd), BadKey (0xd3), BadKey
> (0xd5), BadKey (0xdb), BadKey (0xdc), BadKey (0xeb)
> mod1 q (0x18), w (0x19), bracketright (0x23), d (0x28), g (0x2a), j
> (0x2c), k (0x2d), semicolon (0x2f), apostrophe (0x30), grave (0x31), v
> (0x37), b (0x38), m (0x3a), period (0x3c), F2 (0x44), F5 (0x47), F9
> (0x4b), KP_Home (0x4f), KP_Prior (0x51), KP_Subtract (0x52), Sys_Req
> (0x5c), less (0x5e), Next (0x69), Insert (0x6a), BadKey (0x7c), BadKey
> (0x8c), BadKey (0x95), BadKey (0x96), BadKey (0x99), BadKey (0x9b),
> BadKey (0x9c), BadKey (0xa0), BadKey (0xa2), BadKey (0xa5), BadKey
> (0xa6), BadKey (0xa8), BadKey (0xb0), BadKey (0xbd), BadKey (0xc8),
> BadKey (0xcb), BadKey (0xcc), BadKey (0xd0), BadKey (0xd3), BadKey
> (0xd5), BadKey (0xdb), BadKey (0xdf), BadKey (0xe8), BadKey (0xeb)
> mod2 minus (0x14), e (0x1a), r (0x1b), t (0x1c), y (0x1d), u (0x1e), i
> (0x1f), o (0x20), p (0x21), Return (0x24), Control_L (0x25), a (0x26), g
> (0x2a), j (0x2c), Shift_L (0x32), backslash (0x33), v (0x37), b (0x38),
> n (0x39), m (0x3a), period (0x3c), slash (0x3d), space (0x41), Caps_Lock
> (0x42), F1 (0x43), F2 (0x44), F3 (0x45), F5 (0x47), F6 (0x48), F7
> (0x49), F9 (0x4b), Num_Lock (0x4d), KP_Home (0x4f), KP_Up (0x50),
> KP_Subtract (0x52), Sys_Req (0x5c), BadKey (0x5d), less (0x5e), Next
> (0x69), Insert (0x6a), BadKey (0x7c), BadKey (0x8c), BadKey (0x8d),
> BadKey (0x95), BadKey (0x96), BadKey (0x98), BadKey (0x99), BadKey
> (0xa0), BadKey (0xa2), BadKey (0xa4), BadKey (0xa5), BadKey (0xa6),
> BadKey (0xa8), BadKey (0xac), BadKey (0xb2), BadKey (0xb6), BadKey
> (0xbc), BadKey (0xbe), BadKey (0xc2), BadKey (0xc9), BadKey (0xcb),
> BadKey (0xcc), BadKey (0xd0), BadKey (0xd1), BadKey (0xd3), BadKey
> (0xd4), BadKey (0xd5), BadKey (0xd9), BadKey (0xdb), BadKey (0xdd),
> BadKey (0xde), BadKey (0xe8), BadKey (0xe9), BadKey (0xeb)
> mod3 e (0x1a), r (0x1b), u (0x1e), i (0x1f), Control_L (0x25), f (0x29),
> Shift_L (0x32), backslash (0x33), c (0x36), v (0x37), b (0x38), Shift_R
> (0x3e), Alt_L (0x40), Caps_Lock (0x42), F1 (0x43), F2 (0x44), F3 (0x45),
> F4 (0x46), F5 (0x47), F7 (0x49), F8 (0x4a), F9 (0x4b), F10 (0x4c),
> Num_Lock (0x4d), Scroll_Lock (0x4e), KP_Home (0x4f), KP_Up (0x50),
> KP_Prior (0x51), Sys_Req (0x5c), BadKey (0x5d), Down (0x68), BadKey
> (0x7c), BadKey (0x8e), BadKey (0x96), BadKey (0x98), BadKey (0xa5),
> BadKey (0xa8), BadKey (0xb1), BadKey (0xb2), BadKey (0xb5), BadKey
> (0xb6), BadKey (0xbc), BadKey (0xbe), BadKey (0xc1), BadKey (0xc2),
> BadKey (0xc8), BadKey (0xc9), BadKey (0xca), BadKey (0xcb), BadKey
> (0xcd), BadKey (0xce), BadKey (0xd0), BadKey (0xd1), BadKey (0xd2),
> BadKey (0xd3), BadKey (0xd4), BadKey (0xd6), BadKey (0xd9), BadKey
> (0xda), BadKey (0xdb), BadKey (0xdc), BadKey (0xe9), BadKey (0xea),
> BadKey (0xeb)
> mod4 w (0x19), e (0x1a), r (0x1b), y (0x1d), u (0x1e), i (0x1f), Return
> (0x24), Control_L (0x25), d (0x28), grave (0x31), Shift_L (0x32),
> backslash (0x33), c (0x36), v (0x37), b (0x38), n (0x39), Alt_L (0x40),
> space (0x41), Caps_Lock (0x42), F1 (0x43), F2 (0x44), F4 (0x46), F5
> (0x47), F6 (0x48), F8 (0x4a), F9 (0x4b), F10 (0x4c), Scroll_Lock (0x4e),
> KP_Home (0x4f), Down (0x68), Next (0x69), BadKey (0x7c), BadKey (0x96),
> BadKey (0xa0), BadKey (0xa5), BadKey (0xa8), BadKey (0xbc), BadKey
> (0xc8), BadKey (0xca), BadKey (0xcb), BadKey (0xcc), BadKey (0xd0),
> BadKey (0xd2), BadKey (0xd3), BadKey (0xd5), BadKey (0xda), BadKey
> (0xdb), BadKey (0xdc), BadKey (0xde), BadKey (0xea), BadKey (0xeb)
> mod5 q (0x18), w (0x19), r (0x1b), t (0x1c), y (0x1d), i (0x1f), o
> (0x20), Return (0x24), Control_L (0x25), d (0x28), f (0x29), k (0x2d),
> apostrophe (0x30), grave (0x31), backslash (0x33), c (0x36), v (0x37),
> slash (0x3d), space (0x41), F1 (0x43), F2 (0x44), F3 (0x45), F4 (0x46),
> F5 (0x47), F6 (0x48), F7 (0x49), F8 (0x4a), F9 (0x4b), Num_Lock (0x4d),
> Scroll_Lock (0x4e), KP_Home (0x4f), KP_Up (0x50), BadKey (0x5d), Down
> (0x68), BadKey (0x7c), BadKey (0x8d), BadKey (0x95), BadKey (0x98),
> BadKey (0xa0), BadKey (0xa5), BadKey (0xa8), BadKey (0xb0), BadKey
> (0xb1), BadKey (0xb4), BadKey (0xb5), BadKey (0xbc), BadKey (0xbd),
> BadKey (0xc0), BadKey (0xc1), BadKey (0xc9), BadKey (0xca), BadKey
> (0xcb), BadKey (0xcd), BadKey (0xd1), BadKey (0xd2), BadKey (0xd3),
> BadKey (0xd4), BadKey (0xd8), BadKey (0xd9), BadKey (0xda), BadKey
> (0xdb), BadKey (0xdd), BadKey (0xe8), BadKey (0xe9), BadKey (0xea),
> BadKey (0xeb)
>
> The file /var/log/gdm/:NN.log contains these error messages:
>
> The XKEYBOARD keymap compiler (xkbcomp) reports:
>  > Warning: Multiple names for keycode 232
>  > Using <STOP>, ignoring <I68>
>  > Warning: Multiple names for keycode 133
>  > Using <AGAI>, ignoring <AE13>
> etc.
>  > Error: Can't find file "sun/us" for symbols include
>  > Exiting
>  > Abandoning symbols file "default"
> Errors from xkbcomp are not fatal to the X server
> Can't open /var/dt/bw.13
> Can't open /var/dt/st.13
> The XKEYBOARD keymap compiler (xkbcomp) reports:
>  > Error: Key <AE11> added to map for multiple modifiers
>  > Using Lock, ignoring Shift.
>  > Error: Key <AE11> added to map for multiple modifiers
>  > Using Control, ignoring Lock.
>  > Error: Key <AE11> added to map for multiple modifiers
>  > Using Mod2, ignoring Control.
> etc.
>
> Beside it, some icons on my gnome desktop are replaced by some sort of
> unknown-type icon.
>
> I tried several howtos, but none of them helped. Someone suggests that
> removing the command xmodmap from the system helps, but this had no
> effect on my keyboard -- the modifiers are messed until I issue
> "setxkbmap us".
>
> I also tried the script xkbinstall, but it didn't help either.
>
> Is there a HOWTO for SRSS 4.2 on linux, how to set up XKB?
>
> Hana
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