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Old 02-27-2009, 06:48 AM   #1
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Num lock OFF and Caps & Screen Lock ON at Linux startup. Reversing?


Caps lock and scroll lock are turned on at startup, and num lock is off. Is there a way to reverse this at startup? It's setup correctly in the BIOS, but boots this way in OpenSuse 11.1 Linux.

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Old 02-28-2009, 09:16 AM   #2
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And if you reverse the BIOS settings, what happens?
 
Old 02-28-2009, 11:44 AM   #3
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RH based distros generally have a package called numlockX to handle the numlock issue. I would suspect that other distros have a similar package.
 
  


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