[clug] key repeat problem in X

Simon Fowler simon at himi.org
Wed Jun 2 05:36:52 GMT 2004

On Wed, Jun 02, 2004 at 02:16:00PM +1000, Darren Freeman wrote:
> Hi all,
> I just installed Mandrake 10.0 Official on my new server. Due to it
> being unable to install LILO onto a software RAID (previous versions
> were OK), I had to abort the installation before finishing the
> configuration steps. Consequently I'm hunting down all the things I need
> to configure.
> For some reason my X server has no keyrepeating. As in, you hold down a
> key and after a delay it's supposed to start repeating. Text mode is
> fine, it's just any application under X that is affected.
> Does anyone know why this is? Where might I change it back to normal?
That could be at least partially due to changes in the input system
in the 2.6 kernel - I have to manually fix the repeat rate after
loading X, using kbdrate, since those changes went in.

Aside from that, I don't know.


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