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Old 10-03-2004, 11:33 AM   #1
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keyboard is borked


Hi,

when im typing on my keyboard sometimes linux thinks that Im holding the keeeeeeeeeeeeeeyss ... there it happened, it thought I held the e button, bu I didn't. (And I did write a 't' in that but, but it simply wasn't recognized by linux.
Im am using a standard logitech keyboard, and my XFConfig-4 has this section:

Section "InputDevice"
Identifier "Keyboard0"
Driver "keyboard"
Option "CoreKeyboard"
Option "XkbRules" "xfree86"
Option "XkbModel" "pc105"
Option "XkbLayout" "us"


Im getting so fu"#"# tired of thissssss that I might just install "#"# Redhat.

Thankssssfor any heeeeeeelp!!!!!!!!11111111111111111111111111111111111 cheap keyboard.
I have tried with 3 differet keyboard so I think it must be the configuratin.

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Old 10-03-2004, 11:36 AM   #2
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Check your BIOS - it might have a key press repeat rate setting. Mine does.
 
Old 10-03-2004, 11:40 AM   #3
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keyboard works fine when I boot windows for gaming.
thanks for the heads up though !
 
Old 10-03-2004, 11:43 AM   #4
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If you're using KDE, it also has a keyboard repeat rate setting in the peripherals settings area.
 
Old 10-03-2004, 05:27 PM   #5
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I had sticky-key problems with my notebook running
apmd ... all well since switched to ACPI.

And please clean the language of your post up
a bit ...


Cheers,
Tink
 
Old 10-04-2004, 03:17 AM   #6
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I have neither of the mentioned packages installed.
But "sticky keys" seems to describe the problem quite well.
I have tried to use the keyboard auto-repeat control both in XFree86-4 and in the KDE control-center earlier, with no solving of the problem.
Sticky keys along with a very slow "new key pressed" upppate seems to e theroblem. (just one sentence without my corrections...)

Suddenly the space ke, the 6666666666666 is turned onas if pressed, while I didn't touc t at all !!!

Pleae help, I will do my est to control mylanguage :-))

/T
 
Old 10-04-2004, 06:47 AM   #7
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I understand that you are frustrated at your keyboard, but is there any particular reason why your backspace key doesn't work?

Just because you are having the problem, it doesn't mean that you must feel obliged to share the output of the problem with us - delete the characters that are not required, it will make your post much easier to read.
 
Old 10-04-2004, 07:13 AM   #8
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Dont be afraid to pull apart your keyboard
and give it a good clean
a vacuum cleaner with those neat little attachments wont go astray either
I do mine quite regularly and you'll be surprised how much crap and dust gets in there

JUST remember to make a note of how all your keys are arranged !!

floppywhopper
 
Old 10-04-2004, 07:25 AM   #9
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He said he tried 3 different keyboards and it works OK in Windows so it must not be the hardware.
It sounds like the problem is that it's not checking for keypresses/releases often enough. I dunno how to fix it but maybe that will help someone else fix it...
 
Old 10-04-2004, 07:44 AM   #10
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Yes that sounds correct !!
Except that buttons also keep pushing themselves, even when I haven't touched them ...
I have lived with it for a couple of weeks, and its getting very mush on my nerves :-S

Thanks for helping !
 
Old 10-04-2004, 07:57 AM   #11
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Do you have another kernel (older or newer) compiled to see if the problem still occurs?

Baldrick
 
Old 10-04-2004, 08:05 AM   #12
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Quote:
Originally posted by TroelsSmit
Yes that sounds correct !!
Except that buttons also keep pushing themselves, even when I haven't touched them ...
Yeah that would happen if it missed your keyrelease (it would think you're still holding the button).
 
Old 10-04-2004, 11:03 AM   #13
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Ok - let's hope somebody has an idea about solving that, then ...

Thanks !
 
Old 10-04-2004, 11:20 AM   #14
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Quote:
Originally posted by Baldrick65
Do you have another kernel (older or newer) compiled to see if the problem still occurs?
Baldrick
Hmmm, that is a new idea - I might just do that. But again, Im probably not the only one with a 2.6.5 kernel :-)
 
Old 10-05-2004, 06:56 AM   #15
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True, but it just might be the combination of hardware / software (kernel) perculiar to your situation.

Baldrick
 
  


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