X keyboard issue

Jeff LaCoursiere jeff at jeff.net
Sun Mar 27 17:45:19 BST 2005

By the way - this is a desktop system with a 700Mhz something or other.
NOT a laptop...


On Sun, 27 Mar 2005, Jeff LaCoursiere wrote:

> Howdy,
> Just installed 5.3-RELEASE on an old Compaq Presario that I "inherited".
> Everything went smoothly and it runs fine, but when I start Xorg the
> keyboard does not function.  Most of the letter keys cause the screen to
> be resized (like CTRL+,CTRL-).  CTRL-BKSPC still kills the server, though.
> I get the same effect with a standard 102 key as with a USB keyboard!
> Didn't note anything in the BIOS setup regarding keyboards.  I do get
> strange errors in the controlling TTY about "expecting SYM but got
> something else".  Any clues?
> Thanks,
> j
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