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SubjectRe: 2.6.7-bk way too fast
>>>>> "Vojtech" == Vojtech Pavlik <> writes:

Vojtech> It's possible that X does it's own autorepeat, though
Vojtech> that'd rather surprise me.

Why? XFree86 has been doing its own autorepeat, I think.

$ xset q
Keyboard Control:
auto repeat: on key click percent: 0 LED mask: 00000000
auto repeat delay: 660 repeat rate: 25
auto repeating keys: 00ffffffdffffbbf
bell percent: 50 bell pitch: 400 bell duration: 100

And I can change it via "xset r rate [delay [rate ]]", according to
"xset help". Indeed, you can use 'xset' to change the rate/delay to
very extreme values, which exceed the hardware allowed on AT/PS2
keyboards (e.g. rates > 30 cps), adjusted with the 'kbdrate' command.
So, the only possibility for these hardware limits to be transcended
is s/w based autorepeat.

Sau Dan LEE 李守敦(Big5) ~{@nJX6X~}(HZ)

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