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    SubjectRe: [Bug #14388] keyboard under X with 2.6.31
    On Tue, Oct 13, 2009 at 12:38:41AM +0100, Alan Cox wrote:
    > > So it seems likely to me that this is a kernel bug, somewhere, and the
    > > TTY layer seems like a good place to look (OK, a horrible place, but a
    > > *likely* place).
    > Somewhere around 2.6.29-30 various things went funny in the keyboard
    > layer for me - notably characters "bleeding" across console switches.

    What do you mean by "bleeding"? Are you sure it is not autorepeat
    kicking in?

    > >
    > > I'm about to try reverting the suggested commit and will report back. I
    > > see this failure about once a day, so I'll give it three days to go
    > > wrong and then (if it doesn't) will presume it works and so inform you.
    > >
    > >
    > > (Of course with this commit reverted Emacsen start dropping data from
    > > their ptys, and as bad luck would have it I live in (X)Emacs, but that's
    > > on a different machine! so I can have my compile buffer data *and* not
    > > destroy X ;} )
    > X doesn't touch the pty layer. It touches vt (extensively) and the input
    > layers. It's vt/kbd access is also very raw so bypasses much of that
    > layer. That isn't to say tty isn't the cause but look for input layer
    > changes too.


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