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SubjectRe: Keys get stuck
On Thu, 13 Mar 2008, Pavel Machek wrote:

> No.
> hw is proper place to implement autorepeat, and along with some
> buffering, it has chance to work. Kernel is not real-time, and X are
> definitely not real-time, while autorepeat is real-time operation.
> It actually mostly works in ps/2 case. Buffer in hardware means that
> pretty big interrupt delays can be tolerated without problems.

That's true. Unfortunately USB keyboards don't behave this way and there
is nothing we can do about that.

--
Jiri Kosina
SUSE Labs


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