Re: Slow network, apt-get failing
On Mon, Oct 16, 2000 at 09:06:52AM -0400, Cowboy wrote:
> >> From: Marc Singer <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> >> 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