Not quite stable for me. Keyboard repeats out of control.

David M. Carney carney1979 at
Tue Jun 14 15:12:24 UTC 2005

On Tuesday 14 June 2005 09:14, James Carroll wrote:
> I've been running Ubuntu on my IBM Thinkpad T40 for about a month, and
> I love it.  Unfortunately I have to reboot every few days.
> Every once in a while, often after a resume from suspend-to-ram I
> loose control of the keyboard, it's as if every key on the keyboard
> was being held down at the same time.  I can still use the mouse
> pointer, but any text field that has focus gets filled with repeated
> characters.  It starts off with the Y character first (sometimes) and
> if I actually press and release the Y key then it changes to something
> else, other characters, semicolons, slashes, etc.
> I'm in Gnome, I can't see if it happens at a terminal because I can't
> do a ctrl-alt-F1 or even a ctrl-alt-del   or ctrl-alt-backspace.
> Does anyone have any suggestions what might be causing this?
> Thanks,
> -Jim

If you have a moment, do the next guy a favor and file a bug report. This will 
help Linux become "more stable".



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