Bug 76922

Summary: [Alt Gr] is acting strangely under console.
Product: [Retired] Red Hat Linux Reporter: Ivo Sarak <ivo>
Component: console-toolsAssignee: Eido Inoue <havill>
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Description Ivo Sarak 2002-10-29 14:05:40 UTC
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Description of problem:
If, under console, to press [Alt Gr] when [Num Lock] in ON - result is a
character '0'.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):


How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1.Choose a console (not under X);
2.Press the [Num Lock] so "Num Lock" light goes OFF;
3.Press [Alt Gr] several times;
4.Press the [Num Lock] so "Num Lock" light goes ON;
5.Press [Alt Gr] several times;
	

Actual Results:  In case [Num Lock] is ON there will be as many '0' as there was
[Alt Gr] pressed under point 5.

Expected Results:  Nothing should appear.

Additional info:

Comment 1 ttlquestor 2002-11-03 14:21:00 UTC
I have the same problem with a Belgian keyboard
If i reboot the machine i can log in the console with as many normal users if i
like and the alt key works normal, from the moment i log in as root on 1 of the
consoles the alt key produces a '0' when pressed in all tty's... even at the
login prompt the problem is there... under x the alt key sometimes work normal
and after typing some other text it suddenly generates some unprintable chars
followed by bbbbbb... endlessly repeating until another key is pressed.

Greetings,
ttl

Comment 2 Eido Inoue 2004-08-23 20:53:04 UTC
can't reproduce with current release.