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Re: Slow network, apt-get failing

On Mon, Oct 16, 2000 at 09:06:52AM -0400, Cowboy wrote:
> >> From: Marc Singer <elf@buici.com>
> >> 
> >> So far, OK.  I have successfully installed the hurd and built a kernel
> >> with just the drivers I need.  
> >> 
> >> I'm noticing a couple of anomolies:
> >> 
> >>   1) I use a Belkin, four port switch box to talk to my different
> >>      machines.  Switching can be done from a button on the front of
> >>      the device, or by quickly pressing  and releasing Ctrl-Alt-Shift
> >>      and the pressing one of the number keys 1-4 to change to that
> >>      CPU.  For some reason, I cannot switch away from the hurd
> >>      console.  Moreover, I am greeted with a message about an
> >>      unexpected key state when pressing the shift key after I've
> >>      attempted to switch.
>  This happens anytime the keyboard goes away, for any reason.
>  It doesn't impair the operation of the system any, but it will occur
>  regardless of the reason, whether via switch, unplugging the
>  keyboard, or switching out of a virtual machine.

Actually, it doesn't happen when I use the switchbox's front-panel
button.  This particular problem is only manifest when I attempt to
use the special key sequence for switching.

>  I've been meaning to try a Raritan extender with multiple terminals
>  ( extended mice, keyboards, and monitors ) just to see what it does
>  under that scenario, but haven't gotten around to it.
>  It's my opinion that this is an anomily that won't be seen by the
>  majority of us, and something that can be delt with sometime
>  after release 1.0.

I'm willing to look into a patch if I can get the rest of the system

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