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SubjectRe: i386 AT keyboard LED question.
On Fri, Feb 24, 2006 at 08:17:19AM +0100, Jan Engelhardt wrote:
> >
> >Some old notebooks forget them on, which makes the keyboard unusable -
> >you get '4' instead of 'u', etc.
> >
> Not only old notebooks, but all 84-key keyboards with Num
> functionality are affected AFAICS.

If we forced the LED to ON everytime, they would be. If we used the BIOS
setting (by peeking into the BIOS area), then only a few machines would
have a problem - the BIOS defaults are often either correct or
correctable by the user.

Vojtech Pavlik
Director SuSE Labs
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