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SubjectRe: PATCH : LEDs - possibly the most pointless kernel subsystem ever
On Wed, Jul 30, 2003 at 04:36:57PM +1000, CaT wrote:

> Would this (now or in the future) by any chance let one use the keyboard
> leds for stuff without activating their num lock, caps lock and scroll
> lock functionality? I'd like to use one of them (at least) as a network
> traffic indicator but so far I get the sideffects of the functionality
> being on also. Most annoying when typing. :/

The use of LEDs as random lights instead of as keyboard status indicators
has been possible since very early times. See the kernel code, or setleds(1).

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