Subject: Re: PS/2<->USB keyboard weirdness
To: None <>
From: Peter Seebach <>
List: current-users
Date: 02/27/2002 18:23:52
In message <>, Lennart Augustsson writes:
>The USB HID spec does indeed say that this is the # ~ key, but it also gives
>different language mappings and the US mapping is \|.

Ah-hah!  That's probably it; the box is trying to be portably international,
and send the "right" value for that key, in case it happens to see one, and
assuming that we'll translate it the other way.

>So I guess mapping
>it to \| isn't wrong, but this is definitely not the correct key code to
>for the \| key (it should be 49).
>We could change, but that might upset people in the UK that actually have that
>key it seems.

Perhaps we need ukbd.conf?
	# USB keyboard mapping rules
	mapping	US