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Re: [K12OSN] Rapid-fire on keyboard



On Mon, 9 Dec 2002, Doug Simpson wrote:

> Hi all!
> 
> When you press a key, it types once, then after a delay it 'rapid-fires'.
> 
> This is fine on my server (RH7.3) until you run X, and then the 
> 'rapid-fires' become very slow.  Until you reboot the server, it stays 
> this way.  It don't matter who starts the GUI, but from then on, anyone in 
> a terminal session or at the console gets the slow rapid-fire.
> If you never start the GUI, it never happens.

It sounds like the Xserver is reprogramming the keyboard controller.

Check out the xset command for a method of changing the 
auto-repeat times on the keyboard.  Maybe you could set
it the way you want, and it might stick when you leave X.

Jim McQuillan
jam Ltsp org





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