Joystick input driver and multimedia key events

Sascha Hlusiak saschahlusiak at
Thu May 21 14:48:06 PDT 2009

Am Donnerstag, den 21.05.2009, 19:33 +0200 schrieb Zarko Zivanov:
> After putting (and restarting X)
> 	Option "MapButton1"        "key=0x1008ff13"
> 	Option "MapButton3"        "key=0x1008ff11"
> this is what I get from xev for buttons 1 and 3:
> KeyPress event, serial 49, synthetic NO, window 0x3c00001,
>     root 0x8c, subw 0x0, time 48271360, (529,604), root:(627,752),
>     state 0x10, keycode 9 (keysym 0xff1b, Escape), same_screen YES,
>     XLookupString gives 1 bytes: (1b) ""
>     XmbLookupString gives 1 bytes: (1b) ""
>     XFilterEvent returns: False
Keycode 9 is right, but the keysym associated with it comes from the
evdev keymap, not the joystick drivers keymap. There is no KeymapNotify
event when you change input devices? What version of xorg_server libXi
and the joystick driver are you using?

- Sascha
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