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SubjectRe: sometimes keyboard resets to default 6 chars a sec.
On Tue, 18 May 1999, Ernest JW ter Kuile wrote:

> every now en then, I have the keyboard repeat rate and delay which seem
> to reset to the default BIOS speed of about 6 chars a second and 1 sec
> delay.

This happens if the keyboard is unplugged and reconnected. Is your
keyboard (cable) OK?

> When this happens, it emediatly affects all consoles and X terminals at
> the same time, and there doesn't seem to be a way to reset this back to
> higher speeds (actually as fast as possible) except by rebooting.

# kbdrate -r 30

> However, I have the fealing the no keyboard defect could reset this
> value without showing some other problem as wel. or could it ?

Yes it could.


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