[arch-general] Function keys not working?

David Rosenstrauch darose at darose.net
Mon May 4 16:32:30 EDT 2009

David Rosenstrauch wrote:
> Not sure what happened but looks like all of a sudden the function keys 
> (i.e., F1 through F12) are no longer working on my keyboard today. 
> REALLY annoying.
> Tried using xev and it's responding with weird key codes:
> F1 - keycode 244 (keysym 0x0, NoSymbol)
> F3 - nothing
> F11 - keycode 210 (keysym 0x1008ff43, XF86Launch3)
> Anybody know WTF is up and how to fix?  Is this something having to do 
> with the recent upgrade to xf86-input-evdev?
> Tnx,
> DR

Sorry - just a little more background:  it's a USB keyboard for a 
laptop.  Function keys seem to work on the internal keyboard.


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