XWin X server + AIX 5.3 client: keyboard input garbled: permanent Alt-Gr mode

Igor Peshansky pechtcha@cs.nyu.edu
Thu Apr 13 13:37:00 GMT 2006

On Thu, 13 Apr 2006, Halpaap, Mark wrote:

> Hello,
> I'm running into problems using XWin X Server (tried current stable and
> latest with AIX 5.3 clients.
> The clients start alright (having ssh'd or telnet'd the AIX machine, set
> the DISPLAY, starting xterm or other client), but then the keyboard
> input for that client will be garbled: it seems to be a permanent
> "Alt-Gr" mode, i.e. I am getting "@", "|" and "³" characters just fine
> (without pressing Alt-Gr, german keyboard), but that's all I get.
> [snip]
> At the same time an Exceed(8.0) server (on :1.0) does have no problems
> with the AIX 5.3 clients.
> [snip]
> Any ideas anyone? Could it be that the more complete 64-Bit-ness of AIX
> 5.3 is posing a problem here?

Does <http://x.cygwin.com/docs/faq/cygwin-x-faq.html#q-aix-xkb> help?
Also, is your "Num Lock" on?
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