Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 500705
numlock, capslock, scrolllock - acting weirdly and not synced
Last modified: 2010-06-28 08:32:12 EDT
Description of problem:
I use laptop (one keyboard) and usb attached second keyboard. Lately, num lock and others started to behave weirdly - sometimes they are triggered when just typing. Sometimes LED indicators doesn't match actual state. Sometimes LED indicators are not synced (different state on laptop keyboard indicator and usb keyboard indicator)
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
I've tried to update packages (koji version) to
but it makes no difference
indicators not synced - 100%
doesn't match - 100% (they do match randomly)
triggered when just typing - sometimes
Steps to Reproduce:
1.use numlock on one keyboard
numlock indicator is changed only on one keyboard, sometimes it doesn't match actual state. Numlock (or others) sometimes triggered when just typing.
indicators synced and matching actual state, triggered only by appropriate keys
in console everything works as usual
Created attachment 343845 [details]
Created attachment 343846 [details]
This bug appears to have been reported against 'rawhide' during the Fedora 11 development cycle.
Changing version to '11'.
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1) I no longer have the hardware where I had this issue for first time
2) I no longer use Fedora 11, I'm using Fedora 12 now
the not synced indicators are still the issue in F12
use two keyboards, on one keyboard press caps lock
caps lock indicator is 'on' on that keyboard, but 'off' on second keyboard where upper case letters are also printed
A) turn on indicators on all keyboards
B) handle keyboards separately - write upper case letters only on keyboards where caps lock is switched on
for the part "caps/num/scroll locks triggered randomly when typing:
This never had 100 % reproducibility, so I can't tell now
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