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Old 01-25-2005, 01:37 PM   #1
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Question RHEL 3 - Keyboard send several chars when key pressed once


Recent instalation of RHEL AS 3 U4 over a DELL 8450 and all works fine, but when start the root sesion on GNOME the terminal and every keyboard input recibe severals sharacters when one key its pressed, the problem its erratic and some times ocurs and other (short times) work fine.

I start the KDE sesion and ther everything works fine. Some idea to solve the problem???
 
Old 01-29-2005, 11:46 PM   #2
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I am having this exact same problem. First installed CentOS 3.4 and experienced the problem. I thought there was an issue with CentOS and my ThinkPad G41, but then I did a fresh install of RHEL3 Update 4. I have a dual boot with SuSE 9.2 and the keyboard works fine there. The problem only happens on RHEL and only when in X. If I go to a terminal (Ctrl-Alt-F1) and login, the keyboard behaves normally. Any application in X has the EXTREMLY annoying condition (not just in a terminal window, but eg: in OOo Writer, etc). PLEASE does anyone have any ideas?

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