Subject: Re: Sun Type6 USB keyboard & X
To: Sean Davis <>
From: Nathan J. Williams <>
List: current-users
Date: 10/23/2005 20:21:53
Sean Davis <> writes:

> I've recently switched to a type6 usb keyboard on my PC. Using wskbd @ ukbd
> is working just fine for console and X, however I'm wondering.. where do I
> need to dig around if I'd like to use the sun buttons (the L pad on the left,
> and the volume controls/sleep button on the right)? I was looking at output
> from xev, and nothing happens when those keys are punched. I would like to
> bind them to perform useful functions (or at least keystrokes) but I don't
> see how I could do that with xmodmap if xev isn't even picking up
> keypress/release events.
> Any pointers would be much appreciated.

Do you get any other uhid devices? (The whole probe output from the
keyboard would be good to see) Sometimes keyboards with "extra"
magic keys have them show up as non-keyboard HID input widgets.

        - Nathan