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SubjectRe: Toshiba kbd patch


On Tue, 7 Dec 1999, Andrei Pitis wrote:
>
> Here is my latest version of the patch for fixing bad Toshiba notebook
> keyboards - making sure the PC keyboard delay is at least 250ms, which
> seems to be a good thing for others with broken keyboards.

Well, it looks reasonable, but at the very least the magic constant "25"
would need to be something readable like "HZ/2" so that it would actually
work on correctly other architectures than x86 too.

Also, I'm really rather nervous about 250ms being too long. Are there any
really good touch-typists out there? I can easily see somebody pressing
the same key more than four times a second, and I'd hate to lose
keystrokes for good typists. Please convince me this is safe..

Linus


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