Re: Possible keyboard bug?

Tuomas Heino (
Tue, 5 Nov 1996 17:31:08 +0200 (EET)

On 4 Nov 1996 wrote:

> This is something that doesnt mean much trouble, but still bugs me
> sometimes, and it may represent a bigger bug.. of course it could also
> be meaningless.. but oh well..

it is "meaningless" ;)
> I noticed that if I, at the console, hold both left and right arrow keys
> and at the same time hold the up arrow I will eventually get a keyboard
> error message from the kernel. I know I can comment it out, and besides

> it's doing at the time? Or is this perfectly common?

Very common... caused by cheap(cost-oriented) keyboard not being able to do
that combination... if you want to see what the keyboard is able to do you
might like kbtst from (a portable
keyboard library...)