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SubjectRe: Toshiba Satellite 2595XDVD

On Fri, 3 December 1999, Alan Cox wrote:
> > hardware problem, as I suspected, with Toshiba notebooks, are you (the
> > guy maintaining that part of the kernel) going to patch the kernel for
> > this? I mean - it's silly to fix in kernel hardware problems - but
> > hey, this is the way things work nowadays, unfortunately...
>
> Well there is one wya to help stop that, which is not to fix them. Actually
> Im firstly interested to know if removing the keyboard BIOS calls in the
> arch/i386/boot/setup.S makes any difference, or in setting a sensible repeat
> rate there.
That was my first call as well. No, it doesn't make any difference.
I tried both by removing the int 16h call (with ax=0x0305, bx=0) and
trying with different parameters. No luck... It's obviously a
hardware problem, somebody saw it happening in windoze...


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