Re: Swiss German USB Keyboard Map

Dan Burcaw (
Sat, 15 May 1999 14:00:36 -0600 (MDT)

On Sat, 15 May 1999, Urs Hochstrasser wrote:

> Hi,
> is anyone interested in an USB (blue g3) keyboard map file for the Swiss
> German keyboard layout? (text console). I just made one for myself out of
> the ''.
> The only thing I can't figure out is the keycode for the key next to the
> left hand shift key (in the MacOS US Layout it contains the grave accent
> and a tilde). Otherwise it works quite well.
> We could send in all our self-made international USB keyboard maps, so Dan
> could put them on the FTP server. What do you think?
(and include them in the next release!)

> Cheers
> --Urs
> PS Talking about keyboards: on my USB keyboard the Caps Lock key works, but
> the LED doesn't light up. Anyone got the same, or would this belong onto a
> 'to-do-List'? :-)

This was one of those "not yet working" items by the UUSBD team. Now that
Linus is working on USB too (and starting from scratch) I think trivial
things like LEDs will have support quicker.

> --------------------------------------------------
> Urs Hochstrasser
> Botanical Institute, Hebelstrasse 1, CH-4056 BASEL
> SWITZERLAND Phone +41 61 267 23 07
> --------------------------------------------------


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