[arch-dev-public] [arch-commits] CVS update of extra/x11/xorg-server (PKGBUILD xorg-server.install)
shiningxc at gmail.com
Sun Feb 24 11:46:22 EST 2008
On Sun, Feb 24, 2008 at 03:02:43PM +0100, Jan de Groot wrote:
> On Sat, 2008-02-23 at 13:04 +0100, Andreas Radke wrote:
> > Am Thu, 21 Feb 2008 22:41:49 +0100
> > schrieb Pierre Schmitz <pierre at archlinux.de>:
> > > Am Donnerstag, 21. Februar 2008 22:02:35 schrieb Roman Kyrylych:
> > > > Didn't you see my previous message?
> > > > Xorg *does not* ignore xorg.conf here. I din't even touch hal's
> > > > file.
> > >
> > > Nice for you, but that did not work for me and there are some users
> > > reporting that problem, too.
> > >
> > completely broken for me too now. urgh. revert it.
> > xorg.conf is not recognised anymore.
> > Section "InputDevice"
> > Identifier "Keyboard1"
> > Driver "keyboard"
> > Option "XkbModel" "cherrybluea"
> > Option "XkbLayout" "de(nodeadkeys)"
> > Option "XkbOptions" "compose:rwin"
> > EndSection
> > USB keyboard
lol, I just figured out why this worked for me too (like Roman).
I didn't have hal running :D
> Yes, this should be reverted. This new methods makes configuration
> inflexible, and adds some other disadvantages:
> - all keyboards have the same layout, no way to set an individual
> keyboard layout
> - keyboard layouts can only be configured by root, there's no way to
> configure keyboard layouts other than editing a root-owned fdi file
Hmm, how could keyboard layout be configured before? Editing xorg.conf
requires root access too.
And setxkbmap seems to be sill working.
I had no luck with xmodmap though.
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