[arch-general] Function keys not working?

David Rosenstrauch darose at darose.net
Mon May 4 21:04:25 EDT 2009

On Mon, May 4, 2009 4:32 pm, David Rosenstrauch wrote:
> 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.
> DR

Hmmm ... upgraded all packages (including the latest kernel upgrade) and
rebooted and now the prob's gone.  Weird!  Whatever ...


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