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Bug 14060 - Num lock at boot
Num lock at boot
Product: Red Hat Raw Hide
Classification: Retired
Component: initscripts (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Bill Nottingham
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Reported: 2000-07-16 02:22 EDT by Nicolas CROISET
Modified: 2014-03-16 22:14 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-07-16 02:22:27 EDT
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Description Nicolas CROISET 2000-07-16 02:22:26 EDT
Is it possible to add at the end of the /etc/rc.d/rc.sysinit these lines :

for tty in /dev/tty[1-9]*;
   setleds -D +num < $tty > /dev/null

These lines permit to switch on numeric keyboard automatically for non graphic tty.

Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 2000-08-07 01:23:47 EDT
Sorry, but I don't think this is that worthwhile; in most
BIOSes this is an option there, anyways.
Comment 2 Nicolas CROISET 2000-08-07 02:43:03 EDT
I have more than 50 PC under LInux, Some PC have this option in their BIOS, but the numeric keyboard is not ON.

The only way I find is this modification in the rc.sysinit.

Thanks for this add.

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