Re: Bug#85629: keymap for RiscPC
On Fri, Apr 06, 2001 at 10:50:08AM +0100, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> And what happens when you accidentally (or even purposely) unplug the
> keyboard and plug it back in? You end up with a non-functioning keyboard.
> Since most of these machines are used where there isn't another machine
> to connect into it, your only option is to hit the power button.
There is at least the option of running gpm with the "-S ''" option so that
you can reboot with your mouse - or even trigger reinitialisation of the
keyboard, with a bit more work.
Without a mouse, IIRC there is a joystick-based daemon that allows to do the
And maybe a daemon could be written to check whether it can talk to the
keyboard (assuming this is possible), and attempt to reset it if it cannot
or if it detects a wrong mode.
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