045e:0745 Function and other special keys on Microsoft Wireless Keyboard 3000 v2.0 are not working

Bug #1027140 reported by Christoph B on 2012-07-20
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Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
xserver-xorg-input-evdev (Ubuntu)
Undecided
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Bug Description

This keyboard has a lot of special-Keys, but most of them like zoom-in, zoom-out, save, printer, etc. are not working. I have also tried the Daily Build of ubuntu 12.10.
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AlsaVersion: Advanced Linux Sound Architecture Driver Version 1.0.24.
ApportVersion: 2.0.1-0ubuntu11
Architecture: amd64
AudioDevicesInUse:
 USER PID ACCESS COMMAND
 /dev/snd/controlC2: christoph 1679 F.... pulseaudio
 /dev/snd/controlC0: christoph 1679 F.... pulseaudio
 /dev/snd/controlC1: christoph 1679 F.... pulseaudio
Card0.Amixer.info:
 Card hw:0 'SB'/'HDA ATI SB at 0xfe024000 irq 42'
   Mixer name : 'Realtek ALC662 rev1'
   Components : 'HDA:10ec0662,16f30000,00100101'
   Controls : 31
   Simple ctrls : 15
Card1.Amixer.info:
 Card hw:1 'VX2000'/'Microsoft Microsoft® LifeCam VX-2000 at usb-0000:00:13.5-3.3.3, high speed'
   Mixer name : 'USB Mixer'
   Components : 'USB045e:0761'
   Controls : 3
   Simple ctrls : 2
Card2.Amixer.info:
 Card hw:2 'Generic'/'HD-Audio Generic at 0xfdffc000 irq 43'
   Mixer name : 'ATI R6xx HDMI'
   Components : 'HDA:1002aa01,00aa0100,00100200'
   Controls : 6
   Simple ctrls : 1
Card2.Amixer.values:
 Simple mixer control 'IEC958',0
   Capabilities: pswitch pswitch-joined penum
   Playback channels: Mono
   Mono: Playback [on]
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 12.04
HibernationDevice: RESUME=UUID=9790f2e9-0188-4d46-aeef-2f98ae2646ff
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 12.04 LTS "Precise Pangolin" - Release amd64 (20120423)
MachineType: Unknow Unknow
Package: linux (not installed)
ProcEnviron:
 LANGUAGE=de_AT:de
 TERM=xterm
 PATH=(custom, no user)
 LANG=de_AT.UTF-8
 SHELL=/bin/bash
ProcFB: 0 radeondrmfb
ProcKernelCmdLine: BOOT_IMAGE=/boot/vmlinuz-3.2.0-26-generic root=UUID=bcd87741-25e2-415e-bb08-f9a35cb42ce0 ro quiet splash vt.handoff=7
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.2.0-26.41-generic 3.2.19
RelatedPackageVersions:
 linux-restricted-modules-3.2.0-26-generic N/A
 linux-backports-modules-3.2.0-26-generic N/A
 linux-firmware 1.79
RfKill:
 0: phy0: Wireless LAN
  Soft blocked: no
  Hard blocked: no
Tags: precise
Uname: Linux 3.2.0-26-generic x86_64
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)
UserGroups: adm cdrom dip lpadmin plugdev sambashare sudo
dmi.bios.date: 12/08/2008
dmi.bios.vendor: Phoenix Technologies, LTD
dmi.bios.version: 6.00 PG
dmi.board.name: RS690-SB600
dmi.board.version: Unknow
dmi.chassis.type: 3
dmi.chassis.vendor: Unknow
dmi.chassis.version: Unknow
dmi.modalias: dmi:bvnPhoenixTechnologies,LTD:bvr6.00PG:bd12/08/2008:svnUnknow:pnUnknow:pvrUnknow:rvn:rnRS690-SB600:rvrUnknow:cvnUnknow:ct3:cvrUnknow:
dmi.product.name: Unknow
dmi.product.version: Unknow
dmi.sys.vendor: Unknow

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tags: added: bot-comment
affects: ubuntu → udev (Ubuntu)
summary: - Function and another special keys on Microsoft Wireless Keyboard 3000
- v2.0 are not working
+ Function and other special keys on Microsoft Wireless Keyboard 3000 v2.0
+ are not working
affects: udev (Ubuntu) → xserver-xorg-input-keyboard (Ubuntu)

Please follow /usr/share/doc/udev/README.keymap.txt.gz, "Fixing broken keys" and attach the information here, so that we can fix this. Thanks!

affects: xserver-xorg-input-keyboard (Ubuntu) → udev (Ubuntu)
Changed in udev (Ubuntu):
status: New → Incomplete
Christoph B (pc-christoph) wrote :

The key codes are correct, but there are some keys which do not generate a scan and keycode.

Martin Pitt (pitti) wrote :

You can try the keymap -i tool on the other input/eventN devices then, perhaps they appear on a different one?

Christoph B (pc-christoph) wrote :

There is also nothing, but I have found this project: https://github.com/rockman81/Touche . It looks like that is the same problem, in the readme.

Martin Pitt (pitti) wrote :

reassigning to kernel then.

affects: udev (Ubuntu) → linux (Ubuntu)
Changed in linux (Ubuntu):
status: Incomplete → New

This bug is missing log files that will aid in diagnosing the problem. From a terminal window please run:

apport-collect 1027140

and then change the status of the bug to 'Confirmed'.

If, due to the nature of the issue you have encountered, you are unable to run this command, please add a comment stating that fact and change the bug status to 'Confirmed'.

This change has been made by an automated script, maintained by the Ubuntu Kernel Team.

Changed in linux (Ubuntu):
status: New → Incomplete

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Changed in linux (Ubuntu):
status: Incomplete → Confirmed

Christoph B, thank you for reporting this and helping make Ubuntu better. Could you please provide the information following https://wiki.ubuntu.com/DebuggingKeyboardDetection#In_case_some_keys_of_your_keyboard_don.27t_work_.28as_expected.29 ?

summary: - Function and other special keys on Microsoft Wireless Keyboard 3000 v2.0
- are not working
+ 045e:0745 Function and other special keys on Microsoft Wireless Keyboard
+ 3000 v2.0 are not working
affects: linux (Ubuntu) → xserver-xorg-input-evdev (Ubuntu)
Changed in xserver-xorg-input-evdev (Ubuntu):
status: Confirmed → Incomplete
Christoph B (pc-christoph) wrote :
Christoph B (pc-christoph) wrote :
Christoph B (pc-christoph) wrote :
Christoph B (pc-christoph) wrote :
Christoph B (pc-christoph) wrote :

Marking Confirmed as all requested debugging information attached.

Changed in xserver-xorg-input-evdev (Ubuntu):
status: Incomplete → Confirmed
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