evdev keyboard, messed arrow keys - how to fix it?

Tomasz Chmielewski mangoo at wpkg.org
Mon Jul 13 02:33:19 PDT 2009

Rémi Cardona wrote:
> Le 12/07/2009 20:22, Tomasz Chmielewski a écrit :
>> When using an evdev keyboard, arrow keys do not work as they should:
>> - Left, Down - key works, but do not repeat
>> - Up - key do not work at all
>> - Right - works correctly
> Already reported at https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=17925
> FTR, there's an increasing number of users getting bit by this, among 
> various distro.

Yes, I've seen lots of reports for repeat delays when googling to solve 
my problem.
For which there are solutions/workarounds, like using "xset r ...".

Unfortunately, I didn't find a solution for a not-working "up" key 
(which is also not mentioned in the bug report you mention).

Which is really bad when someone is using the PC for 
programming/administering :(

Tomasz Chmielewski

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