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SubjectRe: Linus' laptop and Num lock status

On Wed, 14 Feb 2007, Dax Kelson wrote:
> Are there any technical or political reasons why kernel can't change
> from "force off" to "Follow BIOS"?

How would you query it? I'm not even 100% sure that you can on all
keyboards. We never query the leds, we always set them. I think. I don't
know of any AT kbd command to read the led state out of the keyboard.

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