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SubjectRe: sometimes keyboard resets to default 6 chars a sec.
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On Tue, 18 May 1999 03:23:11 +0200, 
Ernest JW ter Kuile <terkuile@KVI.nl> wrote:
>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 -d 250, root only.

>This phenomenon is rare (about once every 2 months), but only seem to
>happen
>since kernel 2.2 (or just before), and I can't reproduce it at will.
>
>What I see is a brief light up of the keyboard leds like during boot.

Could be a dodgy keyboard or cable. I get exactly the same problem
when I switch my screen, keyboard and mouse from one machine to
another. Mind you that is through a 4 way switch and I suspect the
switch itself is resetting the keyboard.


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