RE: Sticky keyboard
I always tend to leave my laptop elevated, so air can circulate underneath
For 20-40$ you can get an external mouse and keyboard, which are certainly
more robust than the apple keyboard.
I recently cleaned my old keyboards. With the amount of junk I found, I
never even want to _touch_ my actual laptop keyboard ;)
I mean, it's _right_ above the CPU and all, crumbs could be fatal!
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Edward G. Speyer [mailto:email@example.com]
> Sent: Saturday, March 01, 2003 12:35 PM
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: Sticky keyboard
> Hello all,
> It looks like Mac OS X is coping with iBook2 being hot, but
> my 2.4.20-ben5
> Woody install isn't.
> I have been having problems with my iBook2's keyboard and
> mouse -- keys
> are behaving like they are stuck down (even though they
> aren't physically
> stuck down) and the mouse is intermittently `jerky'.
> These problems seem to coincide with occasions when my iBook
> gets really
> hot underneath. The problems go away in Mac OS X, but are
> there again
> when I reboot back into Woody. Switching off the iBook for a
> bit seems to
> make the problems go away.
> Has anyone experienced these problems or have hints as to how
> to resolve
> p.s. my friends and I thought that maybe Linux isn't scaling
> the CPU speed
> down when it gets too hot and Mac OS X *is* doing the
> scaling. Are we
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