iDRAC6 linux client arrow/print keys broken
999cgm at gmail.com
Tue Feb 28 02:53:00 CST 2012
This is old, but a small patch to make ctrl_r send ctrl_l :
--- keycode-hack.c-orig 2012-02-27 17:57:12.000000000 +0200
+++ keycode-hack.c 2012-02-27 18:07:38.000000000 +0200
@@ -97,6 +97,9 @@
keyevent->keycode = 111;
+ case XK_Control_R:
+ keyevent->keycode = 37;
Also for some reason oracle java 1.7 is not working with idrac (no keys are
sent) did not had much time to dig.
On Wed, Jun 22, 2011 at 2:23 PM, Frederik Kriewitz <frederik at kriewitz.eu>wrote:
> when starting the iDRAC6 KVM linux desktop PC the arrow and print keys
> don't work because of incompatible key event IDs.
> Tested on a redhat desktop system with the latest iDrac firmware (1.70
> (Build 21)) with various Rxxx Servers.
> A workaround for the arrow keys is using the arrow keys of the num
> pad. But I'm not aware of any workaround for the print key. So SysRq
> can't be used (The macro doesn't work for me either).
> A more detailed description and more complete workaround can be found here:
> Are there any plans to fix this in the java client?
> Best Regards,
> Frederik Kriewiztz
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> Linux-PowerEdge at dell.com
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