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    SubjectRe: Capturing all keys on more-than-102-keys keyboards
    On Sat, 12 Feb 2000 Andries.Brouwer@cwi.nl wrote:

    > [So, this agrees with both Maciej and Vojtech and is a bit more specific.
    > More in particular it says that we should never see a 00 in ordinary use,
    > since by default translation is on, and all of these errors yield ff.
    > Do you both agree with this description? I added this text fragment to
    > http://www.win.tue.nl/~aeb/linux/kbd/scancodes-1.html#ss1.2
    > ]

    I think, it's right (I'll lookup my x42 docs and results of my
    experiments I performed a few years ago, to be sure, though). Note, it's
    hard to achieve a buffer overrun for the 8048 unless there are problems
    with the transmission to the host or one is a truly fast typist. ;-)
    Pressing too many keys simultanously and achieving the shadow keys effect
    is, on the other hand, quite easy on most keyboards. BTW, most BIOSes
    emit a chracteristic short beep on receiving the overrun code.

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    + Maciej W. Rozycki, Technical University of Gdansk, Poland +
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    + e-mail: macro@ds2.pg.gda.pl, PGP key available +


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