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SubjectRe: 2.6.0-test1, -test4 control key "stuck"
On Mon, Sep 15, 2003 at 08:55:46PM +0000, xsdg wrote:
> What would happen if the kernel received two keypress events, and then one key-
> release event for a single key? I'd imagine that it'd disregard the duplicate
> keypress

The answers differ for 2.4 and 2.6. For 2.4 each keypress is a keypress,
and key releases are rather unimportant as long as the key is not a
modifier key. For 2.6 we have synthetic repeat, so a second keypress from
the keyboard is ignored, the key repeats with kernel-defined frequency,
and the repeat is ended by the key release.

> any idea what might cause the key sticking problem?

If a key release is not seen, 2.4 doesnt mind, but 2.6 keeps repeating.

> Also, I'm not sure how the final issue I described

Do not recall all items of all letters I answer - sorry.

Andries

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