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silent keys

Tom Metro wrote:
> On a laptop I have a couple of keys that according to xev produce no key 
> events. (They appear to be normal keyboard keys, and not application 
> launcher or other oddities that could be handled separately from the 
> normal keyboard controller.)
> Where is the best place to start tracking down a fix? xorg.conf? 
> (Currently I don't see anything relating to the keyboard there. I see 
> the kbd driver man page describes some of the keyboard related xorg.conf 
> options.)
> I'm not sure if this is something that can be fixed at the xkbcomp or 
> keymaps level, or if the lack of scan codes suggests a problem further 
> up the chain, like the kernel.

Are you running gnome?  If so, go to the
System->Preferences->Hardware->Keyboard and check the "layouts" tab to see
what the current layout is.   If that looks ok, you can check out some of the
"layout options" on that tab.


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