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Date:      Tue, 1 Jul 1997 23:43:43 -0400 (EDT)
From:      Tim Vanderhoek <hoek@hwcn.org>
To:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: Bad Keyboard problem
Message-ID:  <Pine.GSO.3.96.970701234137.1584A-100000@james.freenet.hamilton.on.ca>
In-Reply-To: <Pine.GSO.3.96.970701201603.2659A-100000@james.freenet.hamilton.on.ca>

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On Tue, 1 Jul 1997, Tim Vanderhoek wrote:

> I just upgraded from a prerelease snap of 2.2 to 2.2.2-RELEASE.
> Since then, I've noticed a rather bad problem,
> 
> Occasionally, FreeBSD will begin acting as if my Control key is
> constantly pressed.  That is, a `j' will generate an '^J'.  This
> would occasionally happen before the upgrade but I was always
> able to fix the problem by pressing all of my Ctrl, Alt, and
> Shift keys.  This no longer works.  Further, with the upgrade,
> the frequency has increased to the point where my system is only
> marginally useable.

Additionally, I have noticed that, when the keyboard enters this
incorrect state, X is still able to read it properly, pointing to
a syscons bug, yes?

[syscons bug or not, that doesn't really help me with the problem
at hand...]

--
Outnumbered?  Maybe.  Outspoken?  Never!
tIM...HOEk




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