[arch-general] keyboard not working in Xorg after package updates

David Rosenstrauch darose at darose.net
Thu Apr 8 23:21:20 EDT 2010

On Thu, April 8, 2010 11:09 pm, Daenyth Blank wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 8, 2010 at 23:05, David Rosenstrauch <darose at darose.net>
> wrote:
>> * Bizarrely enough, *some* of the keys on the keyboard actually work
>> (such
>> as / * - + on the numeric keypad).
>> * I'm getting a load of errors in the slim.log file that look like this:
>> expected keysym, got XF86_Switch_VT_1 line 8 of xfree86
> Is numlock on? Seems like it thinks you have some meta keys pressed

Yes, numlock is on, so I can enter #'s on the keypad.  (Instead of them
being arrow keys.)

Not sure why that could be a problem though.  I've been doing that for
ages ...



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