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SubjectRe: 2.6.7-bk way too fast
On Mon, Jun 21, 2004 at 03:20:59PM +0200, Sau Dan Lee wrote:

> Vojtech> It's possible that X does it's own autorepeat, though
> Vojtech> that'd rather surprise me.
>
> Why? XFree86 has been doing its own autorepeat, I think.
>
> $ xset q
> Keyboard Control:
> auto repeat: on key click percent: 0 LED mask: 00000000
> auto repeat delay: 660 repeat rate: 25
> auto repeating keys: 00ffffffdffffbbf
> fa9fffffffdfe5ff
> ffffffffffffffff
> ffffffffffffffff
> bell percent: 50 bell pitch: 400 bell duration: 100
>
> And I can change it via "xset r rate [delay [rate ]]", according to
> "xset help". Indeed, you can use 'xset' to change the rate/delay to
> very extreme values, which exceed the hardware allowed on AT/PS2
> keyboards (e.g. rates > 30 cps), adjusted with the 'kbdrate' command.
> So, the only possibility for these hardware limits to be transcended
> is s/w based autorepeat.

Indeed, X does its own autorepeat.

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Vojtech Pavlik
SuSE Labs, SuSE CR
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