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Re: random keystrokes ignored on console



On Tue, 2007.12.04 08:51, Douglas A. Tutty wrote:
> On Sun, Dec 02, 2007 at 09:28:59PM -0600, Owen Heisler wrote:
> > On Sat, 2007.12.01 06:27, Gabriel Parrondo wrote:
> > > El vie, 30-11-2007 a las 17:16 -0600, Owen Heisler escribi??:
> > > > On Thu, 2007.11.29 22:39, Owen Heisler wrote:
> > > > > On Thu, 2007.11.29 21:32, Owen Heisler wrote:
> > > > > > Sometimes, when I type in the console, about 40% of the
> > > > > > keystrokes are ignored.  If I type (for example) "startx" and
> > > > > > hit enter, I'll see "sart" or somesuch and the command fails.
> > > > > > In that same case, typing "sttartxx" and enter probably would
> > > > > > have worked, with "startx" being run.  The enter key is also
> > > > > > affected, so maybe I'd have had to hit it twice.  This is
> > > > > > frustrating, obviously.  This - does not seem to be related to
> > > > > > system temperature, - does not happen in X, - doesn't seem to
> > > > > > be happening consistently, - and affects logging in (username
> > > > > > & password) too.
> > > > > 
> > > > > I fixed this by upgrading dbus from 1.0.2-1 to 1.1.1-3.
> > > > 
> > > > Actually, this didn't fix the problem.  After the system is
> > > > booted, there are three dbus processes running: two 'dbus-daemon'
> > > > and one 'dbus-launch'.  Killing the 'dbus-launch' process fixes
> > > > the problem (until the next reboot, of course).
> > > 
> > > dbus-launch is used to launch a program within a session bus
> > > instance.  Try checking the init scripts to see what program is
> > > being run, that program may be the cause of the problem and not dbus
> > > itself.
> > 
> > wpa-ifupdown is the only init script that references dbus, and
> > disabling it has no effect.  Now I'm only seeing one dbus-daemon
> > process instead of two, though, along with dbus-launch.
> 
> There's /etc/init.d/dbus which is run in runlevel 2.

Yeah, that too.  :)

I've disabled both wpa-ifupdown and dbus and still get two dbus processes 
running after a boot.

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