[CentOS] whacked keyboard behavior CLI

Will McDonald wmcdonald at gmail.com
Wed Oct 4 16:09:55 UTC 2006

On 04/10/06, dnk <mailinglists at backbonetechnology.com> wrote:
> Hi there --- for some reason I am getting really weird keyboard behavior
> on the CLI (no xfs or anything running). Centos 4.4 yummed up.
> For example if i type "root" to login, I get "rot" or sometimes
> "roooooot". Then other times I will have to press a key like 3 times to
> get a double character.
> Now at first I thought maybe it was the keyboard, but it seems to work
> fine when within gnome.
> In all honesty I think i just have to get a different keyboard, but
> wanted to see if anyone had any experience with something like this
> (before I returned it) and a way to fix for the CLI. I have tried the
> kbdrate command.
> The keyboard is a wireless belkin with a usb connection.

There was a similar problem reported in a past thread "Cool 'n Quiet".


Have a read through that thread, see if it helps.


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