Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 454131
DELL Inspiron 1501 unknown key pressed errors in kernel log
Last modified: 2008-12-18 13:49:20 EST
Description of problem:
errors in kernel log on DELL Inspiron 1501
Jul 5 09:41:29 localhost kernel: atkbd.c: Unknown key pressed (translated set
2, code 0x8d on isa0060/serio0).
Jul 5 09:41:29 localhost kernel: atkbd.c: Use 'setkeycodes e00d <keycode>' to
make it known.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. start linux on dell inspiron 1501
2. check dmesg
kernel log is full of messages
workaround is to set the scancode to some value, but if set then key auto-repeat
does not work correctly
/usr/bin/setkeycodes e00d 141
hardware issue on dell inspiron 1501.
fixed by removing and inserting it back
probably was related to BIOS upgrade
fixed by removing battery and inserting it back