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Bug 129749 - kbdrate does not make changes specified on Dell SK-8110 keyboard
kbdrate does not make changes specified on Dell SK-8110 keyboard
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3
Classification: Red Hat
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
i686 Linux
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Assigned To: Peter Martuccelli
Brian Brock
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Reported: 2004-08-12 10:30 EDT by Alex Bruno
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:07 EST (History)
2 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2006-01-05 14:37:00 EST
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Description Alex Bruno 2004-08-12 10:30:11 EDT
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Description of problem:
Try to use kbdrate with a Dell 


kbdrate -r 9 -d 1000

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.kbdrate -r 9 -d 1000

Actual Results:  Typematic rate set to 33.3 cps (delay = 500 ms)

Expected Results:  Typematic rate set to 9 cps (delay = 1000ms)

Additional info:

No matter what variables you enter for -r or -d no changes occur. 
Tried this as root or a normal user on a Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 ES
(2.4.32-18.EL) kernel
Comment 1 Miloslav Trmač 2005-02-18 19:13:45 EST
This seems to be a linux-2.4 kernel bug
(see http://www.ussg.iu.edu/hypermail/linux/kernel/0208.2/1177.html)
Comment 3 Peter Martuccelli 2006-01-05 14:37:00 EST
RHEL3 is entering maintenance mode, this issue has been considered and will not
be included in RHEL3.

Closing this issue out as wontfix.

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