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    SubjectRe: usb hid: reset NumLock
    Hi Pekka,

    On Sunday 01 April 2007 07:49, Pekka Enberg wrote:
    > On 3/30/07, Pete Zaitcev <> wrote:
    > > Dell people (Stuart and Charles) complained that on some USB keyboards,
    > > if BIOS enables NumLock, it stays on even after Linux has started. Since
    > > we always start with NumLock off, this confuses users. Quick double dab
    > > at NumLock fixes it, but it's not nice.
    > What I am seeing on my Thinkpad is that when I boot _without_ an USB
    > keyboard NumLock is enabled. Switching to virtual console and back to
    > X fixes it which is why I have never bothered to debug it further.
    > Perhaps this is related? Should I give your patch a spin to see if it
    > fixes the problem?

    Are you saying that NumLock LED is lit or that keyboard is in NumLock
    state? Does the same happen if you boot with init=/bin/bash?

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