Subject: Re: X11R6 server for pmax available
To: Andy Doran <>
From: Johnny Billquist <bqt@Update.UU.SE>
List: port-pmax
Date: 04/14/1999 21:07:38
On Wed, 14 Apr 1999, Andy Doran wrote:

> On Tue, 13 Apr 1999, Michael L. Hitch wrote:
> >   The only part so far that doesn't work is that the right shift key on
> > the LK501 doesn't work.
> > 
> >   Did you pull in the keyboard handling from the old R5 code?  The R5
> > server didn't know anything about the LK401/LK501 right shift key.  I had
> > to fix that a while ago.  I thought when I looked at the X11R6 code, it
> > was handling the right shift key.
> Yes, that's where I got it; well, indirectly from the mono vax server in
> the xsrc tree. The acutal code is based on Xpxpmax, a server for the `px'
> card.
> I'll fix this once I've gotten some kernel work finished - thanks for
> letting me know. There's also problems with function keys > F10 AFAIK.

Make sure the shift key issue isn't just a case of the Xserver only
allowing one keysym per modifier... I know that was the problem in the old
server. Using xev, you can see both Shift_L and Shift_R...

Somebody running the new Xserver could possibly try "xmodmap -pm" and
report the result...


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