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This is super newb question, and not really of the utmost importance, but it is kind of annoying and maybe someone knows this, how do u set it so NUMLOCK is always on when u startup? BIOS takes care of that for windows but it doesnt seem to affect RH8.
aha i have figured it out:
Turn on NumLock automatically
Add the following lines to /etc/rc.d/rc.local:
echo -n "Turning on numlock ... "
for tty in /dev/tty[1-6] /dev/tty1; do
setleds -D +num < $tty &
echo "done "
Last edited by infamous41md; 04-03-2003 at 05:39 PM.
Mandrake users--Mandrake 8.0 or 8.2 (or both?) offered a way to configure startup with NUMLOCK turned on, in one of the checkbox-type things you could work with. I've been unable to locate it in Mandrake 9.0 so far!
Seems like a fairly common thing for people to want, and I wish the default were NUMLOCK on. I can set NUMLOCK on in my machine's BIOS, but it gets changed again to "off" by Linux....