Subject: Re: sfb0 on DEC3000
To: firstname.lastname@example.org <email@example.com>
From: Ted Sikora <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 05/23/2000 22:16:08
Ted Sikora wrote:
> Toru Nishimura wrote:
> > Ted Sikora wrote:
> > >>> The sfb0 console works great on my DEC3000 (a bit slow but whos
> > >>> complaining) I have one problem. The ctrl+alt and F keys do not work. Is
> > >>> there a way to enable them, is this normal for the console buffer or is
> > >>> support forthcoming?
> > >>
> > >> Could you show us which type of DEC keyboard you use LK201 or LK401,
> > >> of which-country?
> > >
> > > I am using the LK401 kb(English)USA) on wskbd0 on wsdisplay0.
> > 'key. Does "not work" mean no characters(s) is emitted when dressed?
> > Mine is LK421-AA, which can produce codes for allow keys and F* keys.
> > When conbined with 'Extended' key, such key strokes produce other set
> > of characters. 'Compose' key and 'Alt Function' key are for more
> > funcy purposes, and video console is not designed to care them deeply
> > in this moment.
> > Tohru Nishimura
> They don't function correctly. For example in Midnight Commander
> only f4 to f10 work *but* they are wrong... F10 closes the app but
> intead it opens the menu(f9 should do this) f7 should make a directory
> but f8 does this. The Do key closes it like f10...etc.
> The esc key is a turkey shoot sometimes it works sometimes it does not.
> The arrow keys right and left are non functional about half the time
> also. Everything else though seems to work correctly except for
> combinations like C^ A^.
Has anything changed since 1.4.2? Do you think I would fare better if I
did a cvs checkout and make build?
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