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SubjectRe: 2.6.0-test1/2 won't let me use keyboard
On Sun, Aug 03, 2003 at 12:37:40AM +0200, adri wrote:

> but here the problem is the same: when i press a key it seems that i
> press this keys for almost 4 time (eg. i press "a", and it give me
> "aaaa")
> when i try to stop my system, i pressed alt+sysrq, +s, for sync, +u for
> mounting read only, and i mistake and pressed alt+sysrq+i, so i killed
> every task.
> well, i noticed here, with debug still on, that when i pressed a key, it
> received only one pressure:
> drivers/input/serio/i8042.c: 0c <- i8042 (interrupt, kbd, 1) [168545]
> but it write to standard output for characters.

Yes, thanks for confirming. The new input code generates the repeat
synthetically, by setting a timer, and that code must be buggy.

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