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Re: Key repeat (kernel Bug?)

It's a kernel bug, either in the kernel's input layer, or the ADB keyboard
driver. The kernel fails to send a key release event. 

I have a patch which turns the ADB caps lock key into a PC-style caps lock key
so that it can be remapped to a Control key under X. This patch regularly
reports that it fails to receive a key release event before it receives the
next key press event from the input layer.

This happens under both X11 and at the console.

On Sat, Oct 12, 2002 at 08:30:18PM +0200, Vincent Lefevre wrote:
>On Sat, Oct 12, 2002 at 18:39:56 +0200, Claas Langbehn wrote:
>> sometimes, when I press a cursor key down, keep it pressed and then
>> release it again, the cursor still keeps moving and does not stop again.
>> It only stops, when I press another key.
>I and other users have the same problem. See
>  http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=156563
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