[CentOS] whacked keyboard behavior CLI

dnk mailinglists at backbonetechnology.com
Wed Oct 4 19:38:44 UTC 2006

Will McDonald wrote:
> 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".
> http://lists.centos.org/pipermail/centos/2006-August/thread.html#68493
> Have a read through that thread, see if it helps.
> Will.
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Gave this one a go - but it did not help.

Thanks for the link though!


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