Error during activation of configuration XKB (Macbook 2.1)

Bug #575780 reported by stefan on 2010-05-05
This bug affects 3 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
xkeyboard-config (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

error while trying to set the keyboard model of my macbook 2.1 from evdv to macbook/macbookPro
using lucid lynx (same error with karmic)

here is the message (in french, sorry)
Erreur lors de l'activation de la configuration XKB.
Ceci peut arriver dans diverses circonstances :
- une anomalie dans la bibliothèque libxklavier
- une anomalie dans le serveur X (outils xkbcomp, xmodmap)
- incompatibilité entre le serveur X et l'implémentation libxkbfile

Données sur la version du serveur X :
The X.Org Foundation

Si vous signalez cette anomalie, veuillez inclure :
- le résultat de xprop -root | grep XKB
- le résultat de gconftool-2 -R /desktop/gnome/peripherals/keyboard/kbd

Error activating XKB configuration.
This can happen in various circumstances:
- An anomaly in the libxklavier library
- An anomaly in the X server (xkbcomp tools, xmodmap)
- Incompatibility between the X server and the implementation of libxkbfile

Data on the version of X server:
The X. Org Foundation

If you report this anomaly, please include:
- The result of xprop-root | grep XKB
- The result of gconftool-2 -R /desktop/gnome/peripherals/keyboard/kbd

[xprop-root | grep XKB]:
stefan@stefan-laptop:~$ xprop -root | grep XKB
_XKB_RULES_NAMES_BACKUP(STRING) = "evdev", "evdev", "fr", "mac", ""
_XKB_RULES_NAMES(STRING) = "evdev", "evdev", "fr", "mac", ""

[gconftool-2 -R /desktop/gnome/peripherals/keyboard/kbd]:
stefan@stefan-laptop:~$ gconftool-2 -R /desktop/gnome/peripherals/keyboard/kbd
 layouts = []
 options = []
 model = macbook79


ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 10.04
Package: xorg 1:7.5+5ubuntu1
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 2.6.32-21.32-generic
Uname: Linux 2.6.32-21-generic i686
Architecture: i386
Date: Wed May 5 15:03:25 2010
DkmsStatus: Error: [Errno 2] Aucun fichier ou dossier de ce type
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 10.04 LTS "Lucid Lynx" - Release i386 (20100429)
MachineType: Apple Inc. MacBook2,1
ProcCmdLine: BOOT_IMAGE=/boot/vmlinuz-2.6.32-21-generic root=UUID=fe5b7db0-0873-4a6e-9c31-3e2f0c035dee ro quiet splash
SourcePackage: xorg
Symptom: display 06/27/07
dmi.bios.vendor: Apple Inc.
dmi.bios.version: MB21.88Z.00A5.B07.0706270922
dmi.board.asset.tag: Base Board Asset Tag Mac-F4208CAA
dmi.board.vendor: Apple Inc.
dmi.board.version: PVT
dmi.chassis.asset.tag: Asset Tag
dmi.chassis.type: 10
dmi.chassis.vendor: Apple Inc.
dmi.chassis.version: Mac-F4208CAA
dmi.modalias: dmi:bvnAppleInc.:bvrMB21.88Z.00A5.B07.0706270922:bd06/27/07:svnAppleInc.:pnMacBook2,1:pvr1.0:rvnAppleInc.:rnMac-F4208CAA:rvrPVT:cvnAppleInc.:ct10:cvrMac-F4208CAA: MacBook2,1
dmi.product.version: 1.0
dmi.sys.vendor: Apple Inc.
glxinfo: Error: [Errno 2] Aucun fichier ou dossier de ce type
 distro: Ubuntu
 codename: lucid
 architecture: i686
 kernel: 2.6.32-21-generic

stefan (stefanpiat) wrote :
Philip Muškovac (yofel) on 2010-05-09
affects: ubuntu → xorg (Ubuntu)
Bryce Harrington (bryce) on 2010-05-10
affects: xorg (Ubuntu) → xserver-xorg-video-intel (Ubuntu)
Bryce Harrington (bryce) on 2010-05-10
Changed in xserver-xorg-video-intel (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed

I've translated the error message into english. If I made any errors, please correct them.

description: updated
affects: xserver-xorg-video-intel (Ubuntu) → xorg (Ubuntu)
summary: - Error during activation of configuration XKB (Macbook 2.1)
+ [Keyboard] Error during activation of configuration XKB (Macbook 2.1)
Bryce Harrington (bryce) on 2010-05-23
affects: xorg (Ubuntu) → xserver-xorg-video-intel (Ubuntu)
Stenten (stenten) on 2010-05-29
summary: - [Keyboard] Error during activation of configuration XKB (Macbook 2.1)
+ Error during activation of configuration XKB (Macbook 2.1)
affects: xserver-xorg-video-intel (Ubuntu) → xkeyboard-config (Ubuntu)
dino99 (9d9) wrote :

Closing that outdated report as EOL has been reached long time ago

Changed in xkeyboard-config (Ubuntu):
status: Confirmed → Invalid
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