input settings get ignored?

Magnus Kessler Magnus.Kessler at
Sun Dec 28 01:45:12 PST 2008

On Sunday 28 December 2008, Bernd Steinhauser wrote:
> Hi,
> I was upgrading to xorg-server 1.6 Beta3 ( and I have one nasty
> problem, which I'm not sure if it is me doing something wrong or if
> there is a bug.
> In addition to that, some keys don't work or are working wrong, for
> example, when using the standard layout, the ↑ key acts as a print key.
> I guess that has something to do with the model or the rules.

The up-arrow behaving like the print key is usually caused by using a pc10x 
keyboard model with the evdev driver. Try using

<merge key="input.x11_options.XkbModel" type="string">evdev</merge>

in your 10-x11-input-keyboard.fdi file.

> Regards,
> Bernd



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