Subject: Re: two X troubles
To: Emmanuel Dreyfus <>
From: Michael W . Lucas <>
List: port-hpcarm
Date: 04/17/2003 07:56:30
On Thu, Apr 17, 2003 at 12:56:34AM +0200, Emmanuel Dreyfus wrote:
> > /dev/wsmouse0: Permission denied
> chmod 666 /dev/wsmouse0

So, comparing the permissions on the hpcarm and on my i386 box and
saying "They match, something else must be wrong" wasn't the right way
to go.  Thanks.  :-)

> Yes, we should add support for this. Current status is not very nice.
> There are other must-have however. I'd rather work on sound or power
> management if I had some spare time.

Yes, absolutely.

> > When I get X/twm up and running as root, and get an xterm firing, I
> > can't actually type anything.  Most keys have no effect, but a few
> > make the occasional backslash or other symbol appear. 
> Huh. That one is surprising. Does the 728 has a different keyboard
> layout than the 720?

Of course, this morning I found a keymap that works.

For the archives: the keymap in seems to
work.  I save the keymap to a file, and use "xmodmap filename" in my

Now, to see if I can get ratpoison and matchbox to run... :-)


Michael Lucas,

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