xset autorepeat problems [SOLVED]

Pavel Sanda ps at twin.jikos.cz
Mon Oct 26 13:07:44 PDT 2009

> hi,
> i've recently upgraded my X and xset keyboard commands stopped to work.
> in particular the command "xset r rate 300 100" affects only the delay part
> of the options. the behaviour is even more weird - when experimenting with
> lower delay values it looks as if the correct autorepeat value is set for
> first few hundrdes of milisecond and then its turned back to the default slow
> one (300 delay is too much though to see this behaviour)...
> can anybody reproduce this? are there any hints what can be done?
> xorg-server 1.6.5, tested with xset 1.0.3/1.0.4/1.1.0.

in case of somebody encounters it in the archives when solving this issue:
ensure hald is running (xorg built with hal support) and no AllowEmptyInput is
set in xorg.conf.

cf https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=17925#c38

> pavel

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