Re: Losing a keystroke or two? -- no problem, I have seen even duplicating keystrokes

From: Pavel Machek (
Date: Sat Feb 10 2001 - 18:55:54 EST


> I maybe going mad (or it may be too late) - but I've been starting X,
> quitting and restarting - and there are a couple of times over the last
> day where I could have sworn that I pressed return on the startx and had
> to hit return again.
> This is 2.4.1-ac2 with XFree 4.0.2 on Alpha.
> OK - it might be just going mad; but I'm fairly sure its loosing a key
> there.....

That's nothing, I've had iMac usb keyboard typing "cdcd " instead of
"cd " when I typed too fast.

That really drived me mad. I found out that keyboard just can't cope
with me pressing ("c down" "d down" "space down" "c up") -- all normal
keyboards can handle that normally.

Check that you are not pressing something like I did -- it happens
pretty often when you touch-type.

I'm "In my country we have almost anarchy and I don't care."
Panos Katsaloulis describing me w.r.t. patents at
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