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    SubjectRe: 2.6.31-rc6 (yeah, I know...): weird tty / X.org state currently
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    On Thursday 10 September 2009 09:42:32 am Andreas Mohr wrote:
    > Hi,
    >
    > On Thu, Sep 10, 2009 at 09:25:00AM -0700, Dmitry Torokhov wrote:
    > > On Thursday 10 September 2009 03:31:26 am Andreas Mohr wrote:
    > > > Possibly the kernel's control key state got stuck in a weird state,
    > > > perhaps due to some input layer race conditions or so.
    > > >
    > > > Or is it X.org's input handling which is responsible for Ctrl-Alt-F1
    > > > etc. combos? I wouldn't think so...
    > >
    > > X is solely responsible for handling input when active. It switches
    > > console in RAW mode which bypasses kernel processing) and does it's
    > > own thing. This includes switching VTs upon Ctrl-ALt-Fx.
    >
    > OK, but what's puzzling is that there's no indication whatsoever that
    > there's any broken Ctrl activity (neither in konsole nor in a tty),
    > yet the tty gets switched readily as soon as only Alt-Fx gets pressed in
    > X.org.
    >
    > IOW (unless that's wrong) you're saying that it's X.org which has
    > a broken Ctrl key state (but solely when doing the Alt-Fx switch,
    > _not_ when doing Ctrl-L or regular letter input), not the kernel.
    >
    > If so, would this problem warrant notifying X.org upstream,
    > or is it likely to be fixed in newer X.org releases?

    I don't follow X development unfortunately but I think it is a good
    idea to ask there.

    --
    Dmitry


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