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SubjectRe: 2.6.22-rc[23]: blinking capslock led, stuck keys?
On Mon, 4 Jun 2007, Pavel Machek wrote:

> CONFIG_BLINK=y
> OOps. WTF is that?
>
> config BLINK
> tristate "Keyboard blink driver"
> help
> Driver that when loaded will blink the keyboard LEDs
> continuously.
> This is useful for debugging and for kernels that cannot
> necessarily
> output something to the screen like kexec kernels to give
> the user
> a visual indication that the kernel is doing something.
> ..does it need "default n"? Why does it make keys stuck sometimes?

Are you sure that it's this dummy blink driver that makes the kernel
stuck? I can't see how it could be causing any hogs - see commit f038f9.

Anyway, added Andi to CC.

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Jiri Kosina
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