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    SubjectRe: usb hid: reset NumLock
    On Sun, 1 Apr 2007 14:49:59 +0300, "Pekka Enberg" <penberg@cs.helsinki.fi> wrote:
    > On 3/30/07, Pete Zaitcev <zaitcev@redhat.com> wrote:

    > > Dell people (Stuart and Charles) complained that on some USB keyboards,
    > > if BIOS enables NumLock, it stays on even after Linux has started. Since
    > > we always start with NumLock off, this confuses users. Quick double dab
    > > at NumLock fixes it, but it's not nice.
    >
    > What I am seeing on my Thinkpad is that when I boot _without_ an USB
    > keyboard NumLock is enabled. Switching to virtual console and back to
    > X fixes it which is why I have never bothered to debug it further.
    > Perhaps this is related? Should I give your patch a spin to see if it
    > fixes the problem?

    It's related, but not the same problem. Perhaps the initialization in atkbd
    which Dmitry mentioned is not complete. Jiri found a fatal bug in my patch,
    but even assuming that it worked, it still would do nothing to you.

    -- Pete
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