Subject: Re: key sequences for qemu?
To: Brett Lymn <>
From: dieter Roelants <>
List: current-users
Date: 12/24/2005 15:45:26
Hi Brett,

On 12/23/05 14:24:07, Brett Lymn wrote:
> ...
> impunity (a separate crash box is a bit unwieldy when you hack code
> on
> a train :)


> The problem I face at the moment is the documented key sequences for
> doing "special" things don't seem to work, e.g. ctrl-alt is supposed
> to unlock focus but it does not do anything as far as I can tell (if
> I
> accidentally lock focus on the qemu window I currently switch to

Strange. It works for me with 0.7.2. I haven't used 0.8 yet. (Are you?)

> ...
> the sdl input routines don't appear to have any special clauses for
> generating some key sequences that cannot be captured from the
> keyboard (like ctrl-alt-f1).  Am I wrong here?  I would really like
> to be able to drop to ddb from the console in qemu - any hints?

I use '-monitor stdio':
QEMU 0.7.2 monitor - type 'help' for more information
(qemu) sendkey ctrl-alt-f1

Kind regards,

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