The fix that I'm going to apply is doing three things:
1. Clean out the XFree86 3.x cruft
2. Fix Off/Close handling to trigger reinitialization.
3. Add F-Key handling as described in above URL.
I've extensively commented these things in above URL and I have this patch
sitting here for quite a while without being able to test it as I don't have a
I therefore add this patch here and will commit it to X.Org soon if nobody objects.
Created attachment 1753 [details] [review]
Is this emerged to xorg HEAD os of today?
I've added a patch which I cannot test due to the lack of equipment.
Only thin I can do is to make sure it compiles.
Therefore I cannot recommend to stick this into any release.
Anyone with a hyperpen please test - then we can include this in CVS.
Marking broken (status null/blank) bugs in xorg with no activity in a long time as fixed. Please reopen if you think it's necessary, but first do a search if a similar bug report is already filed and in a NEW/ASSIGNED state. These bugs do not currently show in most search results as they do not have any status.
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This bug should not be closed!
There is a patch in here which still needs to be applied.
Sorry about the phenomenal bug spam, guys. Adding xorg-team@ to the QA contact so bugs don't get lost in future.
That patch is full of noise old monolithic noise. Please send a patch based on
current git to xorg-devel for review.
Mass closure: This bug has been untouched for more than six years, and is not
obviously still valid. Please reopen this bug or file a new report if you continue to experience issues with current releases.