[ltp] How to unlock modifier keys?

George Staikos linux-thinkpad@www.bm-soft.com
Wed, 20 Jun 2001 13:24:10 -0400

On Wednesday 20 June 2001 12:59, Felix E. Klee wrote:
> Hi,
> sometimes while running LINUX on my Thinkpad i1267 it suddenly happens
> that a certain modifier key is locked. For example, a couple of minutes
> ago the alt key was locked and I somehow managed to get it unlocked by
> switching to the console and arbitrarily hitting many keys. Is there a
> way to enable such a lock on a Thinkpad (and hopefully disable it) or is
> this a bug in the Thinkpad hardware or LINUX (I don't know if the same
> thing happens in Windows because I only use it rarely)? Also, is this a
> known problem?

   That seems to happen to me when I run nested X servers.    I just hit the 
locked key many times quickly and it tends to unlock.


George Staikos

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