Re: multimedia keys not working in 2.6.0-test6
From: Pau Aliagas
Date: Tue Sep 30 2003 - 10:54:21 EST
On Tue, 30 Sep 2003, Vojtech Pavlik wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 30, 2003 at 04:56:21PM +0200, Andries Brouwer wrote:
> > On Tue, Sep 30, 2003 at 01:54:59PM +0200, Pau Aliagas wrote:
> > > These are the messages I get when pressing P1 and P2 in my laptop.
> > >
> > > kernel: atkbd.c: Unknown key pressed (translated set 2, code 0x153, data 0x74, on isa0060/serio0).
> > > kernel: atkbd.c: Unknown key released (translated set 2, code 0x153, data 0xf4, on isa0060/serio0).
> > >
> > > Email and browser keys report a correct code and I can bind thm to any app
> > > using xbindkeys, but with thes two there's no way.
> > These keys produce scancode e0 74. Untranslated e0 53.
> > Entry 0x153 of atkbd_set2_keycode is 0, that is why
> > the key is called unknown.
> > The normal way of assigning a keycode is by using setkeycodes.
> > This uses the KDSETKEYCODE ioctl, but it is broken at present.
> > The reason is that it is written to use 0-127 for scancode xx
> > and 128-255 for scancode pair e0 xx. (Translated set2, of course.)
> > However, the current kernel untranslates what the keyboard sends
> > and then uses a scancode-to-keycode mapping for untranslated set 2.
> > That breaks this ioctl.
> > Moreover, it uses a shift of 256 instead of 128 for e0.
> > That also breaks this ioctl.
> It actually works pretty well on 2.6. You jsut have to pass a different
> number on 2.6 than you do on 2.4 - that is:
> setkeycodes 153 148
> 153 is the reported scancode (e0 53 untranslated, e0 74 translated),
> 148 is the keycode for KEY_PROG1
> (There is still a small bug in the bitmap setting, and I'll be fixing
> that tonight, but unless you have more than one scancode generating the
> same keycode, it won't bite you.)
# setkeycodes 153 148
setkeycode: code outside bounds
usage: setkeycode scancode keycode ...
(where scancode is either xx or e0xx, given in hexadecimal,
and keycode is given in decimal)
I tried xx153, 0e153, 0exx153 and no way.
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