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Old 06-23-2014, 04:19 AM   #1
yogesh_attarde
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Keyboard doesn't sense key strokes if key kept pressed


Hi All,

I am having very strange problem. I am using CentOS 6.4 I used to connect my machine through x11vnc command. Once I connect to my machine through vncviewer what I found is though I kept pressed any key lets say "A" it prints "A" only once, I have to keep press "A" again and again to get it printed "AAAAA". To get this work I have to unplug and replug the keyboard.

Can anybody help onto this? Is there any way to restart keyboard service?

Regards,
Yogesh
 
Old 06-24-2014, 09:28 AM   #2
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This is probably in your manual:
Quote:
KBDRATE(8) Linux Programmer's Manual KBDRATE(8)

NAME
kbdrate - reset the keyboard repeat rate and delay time

SYNOPSIS
kbdrate [ -s ] [ -r rate ] [ -d delay ]

DESCRIPTION
kbdrate is used to change the keyboard repeat rate and delay time. The delay is the amount of time that a key must be
depressed before it will start to repeat.

Using kbdrate without any options will reset the repeat rate to 10.9 characters per second (cps) and the delay to 250 mil-
liseconds (ms) for Intel- and M68K-based systems. These are the IBM defaults. On SPARC-based systems it will reset the
repeat rate to 5 cps and the delay to 200 ms.
If you add something like...

#kbdrate -r somenumber -d somenumber

to your VNC login script, it might fix the problem.

Last edited by dijetlo; 06-24-2014 at 09:30 AM.
 
  


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