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Re: SUCCESS: xorg, hal and international keyboard



Renato Botelho <rbgarga_(_at_)_gmail_(_dot_)_com> writes:
> On Fri, Apr 10, 2009 at 6:10 AM, Boris Samorodov <bsam_(_at_)_ipt_(_dot_)_ru> wrote:
>>
>> I didn't find any full information on how to configure hal to use
>> international keyboard with new xorg versions. That's my success
>> story.
>>
>> When hal is used (it's a default for new xorg) the keyboard is
>> configured according to
>> LOCALBASE/share/hal/fdi/policy/10osvendor/10-x11-input.fdi
>> My previous xorg.conf has defined keyboard as:
>> -----
>> Section "InputDevice"
>>        Identifier  "Keyboard0"
>>        Driver      "kbd"
>>        Option      "XkbModel" "pc105"
>>        Option      "XkbLayout" "us,ru(winkeys)"
>>        Option      "XkbOptions" "grp:ctrl_shift_toggle,grp_led:scroll,altwin:menu"
>> EndSection
>> -----
>>
>> The last two options should be moved to 10-x11-input.fdi. Beware
>> that Option "XkbLayout" "us,ru(winkeys)" is equal to
>> -----
>> Option      "XkbLayout" "us,ru"
>> Option      "XkbVariant" ",winkeys"
>> -----
>>
>> One more change should be done at 10-x11-input.fdi: a match key
>> for "linux" should be changed to "FreeBSD". ;-)
>>
>> So, for my keyboard the diff is (well, I've changed a comment
>> also):
>> -----
>> --- 10-x11-input.fdi.orig       2009-04-10 10:35:51.000000000 +0400
>> +++ 10-x11-input.fdi    2009-04-10 13:06:49.000000000 +0400
>> @@ -2,12 +2,13 @@
>>  <deviceinfo version="0.2">
>>   <device>
>>     <match key="info.capabilities" contains="input.keyboard">
>> -      <!-- If we're using Linux, we use evdev by default (falling back to
>> -           keyboard otherwise). -->
>> +      <!-- If we're using FreeBSD, we use kbd by default -->
>>       <merge key="input.x11_driver" type="string">kbd</merge>
>>       <match key="/org/freedesktop/Hal/devices/computer:system.kernel.name"
>> -             string="Linux">
>> -        <merge key="input.x11_driver" type="string">evdev</merge>
>> +             string="FreeBSD">
>> +      <merge key="input.xkb.layout" type="string">us,ru</merge>
>> +      <merge key="input.xkb.variant" type="string">,winkeys</merge>
>> +      <merge key="input.xkb.options" type="string">grp:ctrl_shift_toggle,grp_led:scroll,altwin:menu</merge>
>>       </match>
>>     </match>
>>   </device>
>> -----
>>
>> If nothing helps you may wish to restart hald. ;-)

> Hello Boris,
>
> You don't need to patch this file, just create your own one
> and save it as /usr/local/etc/hal/fdi/policy/keyboard.fdi and
> restar hal.
>
> Here is my example, not international, but a Sun Type 7
>
> garga_(_at_)_botelhor:~> cat /usr/local/etc/hal/fdi/policy/keyboard.fdi
> <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
> <deviceinfo version="0.2">
>         <device>
>                 <match key="info.capabilities" contains="input.keyboard">
>                 <match key="info.product" contains="Type 7 USB keyboard">
>                         <merge key="input.x11_driver" type="string">kbd</merge>
>                         <merge key="input.x11_options.XkbLayout"
> type="string">pc(pc105)+sun_vndr/usb(sun_usb)+pc(pc105)+us(intl)</merge>
>                 </match>
>                 </match>
>         </device>
> </deviceinfo>

Yes, this works just fine and is a better solution. Thanks!


WBR
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bsa
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