Subject: Re: PS/2<->USB keyboard weirdness
To: Peter Seebach <>
From: Lennart Augustsson <>
List: current-users
Date: 02/27/2002 23:18:44
Peter Seebach wrote:

> I have a Belkin KVM switch which provides USB or PS/2 "outputs".  I've
> used it successfully with a Mac.  When I connect it to a NetBSD machine,
> the key which is normally \ or | becomes # (unshifted) or ~ (shifted).
> Everything else works normally.  No key appears to prodice \ or |.  And
> yet, connected to a Mac, it seemed to work fine.
> Anyone else seen anything like this?  Surely, the USB keyboard spec isn't
> *that* random.

You might try turning on a lot of keyboard debug and looking at the
translation table.


        -- Lennart