Keyboard question

David Timms dtimms at
Thu Mar 2 21:47:42 UTC 2006

Brian C. Huffman wrote:
> I've been reading the list and see the changes that have been happening
> with the xorg-x11-xkbdata component.  I have also applied today's
> update.  However my scroll-lock LED seems to stay lit and when I hit the
> scroll-lock key, nothing happens.  Even more interesting is that when I
> hit either the caps lock key or num lock key, then the corresponding LED
> comes on and the scroll-lock LED goes off.
This is occuring for me to though slightly differently:
Caps Lock:OK
Num Lock: toggles num lock led - scroll lock led - num lock led.
Scroll Lock: nothing.

> Also, I tried to run system-config-keyboard and a window pops up that
> says "Select the appropriate keyboard for the system" but nothing is
> listed.  All I can do is click "Ok" without selecting anything.  When I
> do this, I get the following back on my prompt:
> "Loading /lib/kbd/keymaps/i386/qwerty/"
my sy-co-ke lists all the keyboards and shows generic 105 key international.
I haven't got time right now to try the different keyboards to see if 
they fit my non-listed newmen keyboard better, but will try later, DaveT.

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