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Post lnx_io.c:Unable to set the keyboard repeat rate using KIOCSRATE

title: lnx_io.c:Unable to set the keyboard repeat rate using KIOCSRATE:::---

I had compiled new kernel and installed to my RHEL4. New kernel is also same 2.4.21 version. When i m booting with my new kernel i m not able to get GUI environment. pls help me.....
XFree86 Version 4.3.0 (Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 release: 4.3.0-62.EL)
Release Date: 15 August 2003
X Protocol Version 11, Revision 0, Release 6.6
Build Operating System: Linux 2.4.21-2.EL ia64 [ELF]
Build Date: 04 March 2004
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Module Loader present
OS Kernel: Linux version 2.4.21-15.EL ( (gcc version 3.2.3 20030502 (Red Hat Linux 3.2.3-34)) #1 SMP Thu Apr 22 00:13:07 EDT 2004
Markers: (--) probed, (**) from config file, (==) default setting,
(++) from command line, (!!) notice, (II) informational,
(WW) warning, (EE) error, (NI) not implemented, (??) unknown.
(==) Log file: "/var/log/XFree86.0.log", Time: Fri Sep 3 15:57:52 2004
(==) Using config file: "/etc/X11/XF86Config"
(==) ServerLayout "Default Layout"
(**) |-->Screen "Screen0" (0)
(**) | |-->Monitor "Monitor0"
(**) | |-->Device "Videocard0"
(**) |-->Input Device "Mouse0"
(**) |-->Input Device "Keyboard0"
(**) Option "XkbRules" "xfree86"
(**) XKB: rules: "xfree86"
(**) Option "XkbModel" "pc105"
(**) XKB: model: "pc105"
(**) Option "XkbLayout" "us"
(**) XKB: layout: "us"
(==) Keyboard: CustomKeycode disabled
(**) FontPath set to "unix/:7100"
(**) RgbPath set to "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/rgb"
(==) ModulePath set to "/usr/X11R6/lib/modules"
(++) using VT number 7

(WW) Open APM failed (/dev/apm_bios) (No such device)
(II) Module ABI versions:
XFree86 ANSI C Emulation: 0.2
XFree86 Video Driver: 0.6
XFree86 XInput driver : 0.4
XFree86 Server Extension : 0.2
XFree86 Font Renderer : 0.4
(**) Option "Protocol" "IMPS/2"
(**) Mouse0: Protocol: "IMPS/2"
(**) Option "CorePointer"
(**) Mouse0: Core Pointer
(**) Option "Device" "/dev/input/mice"
(**) Option "Emulate3Buttons" "yes"
(**) Mouse0: Emulate3Buttons, Emulate3Timeout: 50
(**) Option "ZAxisMapping" "4 5"
(**) Mouse0: ZAxisMapping: buttons 4 and 5
(**) Mouse0: Buttons: 5
(II) Keyboard "Keyboard0" handled by legacy driver
(II) XINPUT: Adding extended input device "Mouse0" (type: MOUSE)
(EE) lnx_io.c: Unable to set the keyboard repeat rate using the KDKBDREP
ioctl(). This may be caused by a buggy kernel.
(EE) lnx_io.c: Unable to set the keyboard repeat rate using the KIOCSRATE
ioctl(). This may be caused by a buggy kernel.
(EE) lnx_io.c: Keyboard repeat rate setting has been disabled because the
kernel running on this machine seems to be malfunctioning, or
does not support the KDKBDREP or KIOCSRATE ioctl() calls.
This is probably a kernel bug.
(II) Mouse0: ps2EnableDataReporting: succeeded

Thanks in advance


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